Category: Research

Survey says: Canadian youth with mental health and learning disabilities less likely to be in school or employed

Statistics Canada has just released the results of the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disabilities (2017). It shines a light on the prevalence and impact of mental health and learning disabilities in Canadian youth.

New study: Chatting with your child may promote early literacy

A new American study published in Pediatrics journal finds that conversing with your young child is beneficial to the acquisition of language skills. But don’t expect it to prevent dyslexia.

6 things that scare dyslexics

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

New report: How the working world can benefit from the dyslexic mind

A new report called “The Value of Dyslexia”, released today by Ernst and Young and […]

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.