Category: Identifying dyslexia

Using neuroscience to design effective reading programs: An interview with Dr. Devin Kearns

Education researchers like Dr. Devin Kearns are using neuroscience to design reading programs that work specifically for the dyslexic brain.

Why we need to name dyslexia: BBC interview with Professor Maggie Snowling

What is dyslexia and why do we need to “name it’? A BBC radio 4 with Professor Maggie Snowling.

Top 18 in 2018: The year dyslexia pride was born

2018. It was a banner year for dyslexia awareness. The trend towards “neurodiversity”, “inclusion” and […]

6 things that scare dyslexics

It isn’t scary having dyslexia. What’s scary is the lack of understanding and support for […]

My mom, dyslexia and the #phonicsdebate

Summary: It’s nothing new that some reading experts blame parents for their children’s reading difficulties. […]

Author interview: Mary Avery Kabrich

When I’m writing, I usually listen to one song on repeat. Working on this interview […]

Book review: Learning to fly in Once Upon A Time A Sparrow

Have you ever looked up to see one little bird flying out of sync from […]

Book review: David Flink’s “Thinking Differently” educates and empowers

David Flink’s Thinking Differently (2014) is my favourite “parent/self help” guide to dyslexia and learning […]

5 things a 12-year-old wants you to know about dyslexia

My 12-year-old daughter has a pretty kick-ass attitude about dyslexia. It’s more of a footnote¹ to […]

What barriers to equality do people with dyslexia face?

Today, on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the UN reports that: “Persons with […]