Category: Identifying dyslexia

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 […]

Why our schools need to say dyslexia

Me at three. I remember this day clearly. I insisted on dressing myself. Mismatched mittens […]

History of dyslexia: Life magazine 1944

On April 10, 1944, Life magazine published a feature article about dyslexia.

How i didn’t learn to read

I’m a child and this is how I learnt to read or you could say […]

Say dyslexia

It’s getting harder to ignore the growing number of dyslexia naysayers in the world. Educators and reading experts are meant to help us, but it hurts when they won’t say dyslexia.

2017: It’s time for change!

As a parent, I struggle daily to ensure my daughter gets the help she needs […]

Photo essay: Understanding dyslexia—the first Canadian conference

The first Canadian Dyslexia Conference was a who’s who of educators and literacy experts.

Support children with dyslexia: Sign the petition!

With early identification and effective teaching, dyslexic children can learn to read and succeed at […]