Category: Research

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 […]

The 10% club is knocking: Let us in!

Can we discuss the elephant in the room? Too many schools are leaving our children […]

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 […]

History of dyslexia: Life magazine 1944

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

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.

Book review: My Dyslexia

“This much is clear: The mind of the dyslexic is different from the minds of […]

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.

Study: Dyslexia-related gaps can appear by first grade

No surprise for parents of children with dyslexia: researchers have found that academic gaps related […]