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This Simple Website Simulates What Dyslexia Is Really Like

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.07.2016 | Technology

Most people are familiar with dyslexia, the learning disability that affects the way the brain processes written (and sometimes spoken) words. But unl...

The Dyslexic Advantage: Our Hidden Revolution

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 10.05.2016 | Parents
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

I am writing this post flying back to the west coast after attending the 3rd Annual Conference, renamed Dyslexia and Innovation, run by The Dyslexic Advantage, the non-profit founded by the authors, and supported by the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation.

What You Thought You Knew: Understanding Dyslexia From the Outside | Posted 06.26.2016 | Education

A lot of people have heard about dyslexia or they know someone who has it but they really don't understand what it is like to be someone who actually has the disability.

Overcoming the Shame of My Learning Disability | Posted 05.05.2015 | Parents

I think it is important for parents to understand it is not only the learning disability that causes problems but also the anxiety and paralysis that compounds the learning disability. Acting defiant may be a way of protecting oneself from the fear of failure, and it is good if parents can recognize those signs in their children.

This Dyslexic-Friendly Font Could Help The 1 In 5 People Living With Condition

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 11.12.2014 | Impact

A few subtle tweaks to a letter's shape can make a world of difference to some readers. By creating a new typeface with slight but impactful change...

5 Ways To Respond To Your Child's Dyslexia Diagnosis

Zanthe Taylor | Posted 12.02.2014 | Parents
Zanthe Taylor

By helping your child stay on task, do regular reading practice, and power through even the roughest evenings of work, you are being his best ally.

Technology Gives me a Headache

Laverne H. Bardy | Posted 09.23.2014 | Fifty
Laverne H. Bardy

I miss my Underwood typewriter. The only time I worried about it crashing was when it sat too close to the edge of my desk.

Dyslexia: Our Children Deserve an Honest Chance!

Merel Bakker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
Merel Bakker

Reading, writing, happiness and self-confidence are all fundamental rights and skills that can be learned. We just have to understand how and make them accessible to those who need our help!

Dyslexia and Creativity

Soren Petersen | Posted 08.12.2012 | Education
Soren Petersen

By encouraging people early on to find and grow their unique natural abilities to innovate and appreciating them for what they create, rather than for what they consume, we will have created yet another novel way of spelling success.

'Independence' Is The Scariest Word: My Life With Learning Disabilities

Quinn Bradlee | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Quinn Bradlee

So many folks with learning differences are too afraid to tell their story. I'm willing to tell mine. Maybe if I open up about my problems, no matter how embarrassing they might be, other people with learning disabilities might feel free to open up about theirs.

Dyslexia's Special Club: Actor Orlando Bloom Speaks Out

The Huffington Post | Meghan Neal | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

What do Charles Schwab, David Boies, Tom Cruise, Nelson Rockefeller -- and it's suspected even Albert Einstein and Thomas Edison -- have in common? ...