About Davis Methods

History of Davis Methods

In 1980, at age 38, Ronald Dell Davis overcame his own severe dyslexia when he found a way to quickly eliminate common perceptual distortions. For the first time in his life, he could read and enjoy a book without struggling. To his surprise...

Red Dirt and Water

The Story Behind our use of Clay to Model Words and Ideas When I was an infant, my mother was told I was a Kanner's baby. Dr. Leo Kanner coined the word autism in the US. For the first nine years of my life, I was oblivious to everything.

What Sets Davis Apart

We view dyslexia as a result of an inherent mental gift or talent. People who develop dyslexia think in pictures, rather than words; they are imaginative and creative; and they try to solve problems by looking at the whole picture, rather than working ...

An Adult Testimonial to the Merits of the Davis Method

Before I can discuss the positively amazing impact the Davis Method has had on my life, first I should give some background about my dyslexia. I was diagnosed as a “severe to extreme” dyslexic while in my 3rd year of study at university. The...

Diary of a Week with a Facilitator

Diary of 13-year-old Bridget Dalton's week with her Davis facilitator Monday I was really excited because I was having a week off school and coming to a place I didn't know and staying in a bed-and-breakfast. But I was also quite nervous, mainly...

Experiences - Reports from Adults

The Davis program was created by a dyslexic adult, based on discoveries made when he managed to correct his own dyslexia at age 38.  The program was developed through continued research with adult volunteers.  Davis Facilitators have worked successfully wi...

Experiences - What Davis Clients Say

Featured feedback about Davis Dyslexia Correction program results from adults, children, parents and teachers.

I can see clearly now: Beating dyslexia with clay

As all  too many parents know , the quest for "solutions" to dyslexia can be a long and frustrating one. But now a new teaching method - in which dyslexics model key words in clay - promises to put an end to the problems of dyslexia once and for ...

 

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