Understanding Dyslexia

Adult Dyslexia and ADHD: Effects in the Workplace

Dyslexic employees are some of the smartest, most imaginative and highly motivated people in your workgroup -- and your company's management. Employers can easily adapt the workplace to help dyslexic people work more efficiently.

Education vs. Child Development: How Dyslexia Happens

Having been functionally illiterate for the first 38 years of my life, and having overcome the problem sufficiently to write a book and read it onto tape, here is what I've found out: dyslexia is not the result of brain damage or nerve damage. Nor...

Getting Ready for School: Head Start Activities for the Home

Preparing a child for first grade involves much more than just pencil and paper. There are many things you can do with your child every day that are not only fun, but will help make the transition to school easy. Before learning to read, every...

TPR Foreign Language Instruction and Dyslexia

Because I'm a former language teacher and consultant in TPR (Total Physical Response) and language instruction in general, I'm asked with some regularity about appropriate foreign language instruction for students with a dyslexic learning or thinking...

A Dyslexic Child in the Classroom

A Guide for Teachers and Parents Proficient reading is an essential tool for learning a large part of the subject matter taught at school. With an ever increasing emphasis on education and literacy, more and more children and adults are needing...

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