Category: reading

My brain on dyslexia

When I was little, I spent many happy hours inside my head. I was the […]

What science is telling us: Do dyslexic brains work differently? What reading instruction works best?

Neuroscience is painting an interesting picture of the dyslexic brain, and how it processes information. A new report, The Neurobiology of Dyslexia, has brought together the best of neuroscience with the best of reading science to show how the dyslexic brain works when reading, and how effective reading instruction can change the brain.

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My dyslexia portrait: reading anxiety, fear and fatigue

Sounds funny for a writer, but it’s been impossible for me to find the right […]

6 things that scare dyslexics

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

The only poem

This poem, this poet, resonates deeply. Writing is my saviour and my addiction. Without a […]

Video: What’s it like to be dyslexic?

What’s it like to be dyslexic? That’s a very good question, and you know what? […]

My mom, dyslexia and the #phonicsdebate

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

Summer reading survival tips for dyslexics

For me, summer vacation = summer reading. But….I’ve got way too many books to read […]

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 […]