Tag: School

Great leap forward: Right to Read inquiry

The Ontario Human Rights Commission’s Right to Read inquiry is personal. Our school board here […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about being dyslexic in 20 Peanuts cartoons

When I was young, I was a voracious reader of Peanuts comics. I loved the comic so much that I collected the books, wrote Peanuts creator Charles Schultz a fan letter and adopted a beagle. Hating school, feeling different, being bullied — Schultz laid it bare in his comic strip with humour and compassion. He […]

Sunday book review: Dyslexia is my superpower (most of the time)

My own daughter taught me: dyslexic children are very good at telling you what they need to learn. Margaret Rooke’s book “Dyslexia is my superpower (most of the time)” gives these kids a voice. We need to listen.

Back to school? You can do it!

To all of the kids and parents out there: good luck back to school (or […]

How i didn’t learn to read

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

What students with dyslexia want you to know

The student panel at the 2016 dyslexia conference in Toronto blew the audience away with […]

New video: Faces of dyslexia

After spending most of my life living in the shadow of undiagnosed dyslexia, I am […]