Dyslexic Reader Issues – Detailed List

The issues of The Dyslexic Reader listed below are available for free viewing online. Newer issues can be purchased for download at our online store.

Issue 75 (2017)

Contents: One Man Who Cared, An Incredible Journey, My Dyslexic Journey, “Focus! Concentrate!”, Davis Learning Strategies Continues to Spread Worldwide, Book Review: Why Tyrannosaurus But Not If, How Homeschooling Set Me Free to Love My ADHD, Q&A: Should a Student Be Able to Remember Symbol Mastery Models?, Q&A: Education of Dyslexic Students, Q&A: More Time for Tests?, Q&A: Could it be dyslexia?, New Research Confirms that Dyslexics Read Better with Right Brain Strategies, and Book Review: Seeing What Others Cannot See

Issue 74 (2017)

Contents: Finding Direction – a Journey of Overcoming Dyspraxia, German and English Bilingual Success in Reading, Writing and Math, Thanks to the Davis method!, Not every child is an A grade student. Why we must not let B/C/D be shameful., Retaining the Struggling Adult Learner, Sleep Deprived Dyslexic, Q&A: Can Symbol Mastery be done in two languages simultaneously?, Q&A: Do all dyslexics have unique gifts?, Q&A: Is Davis compatible with phonics programs?, Ready to Learn at Waihao Downs School, Book Review: Creative Schools, and How Davis Saved My Son

Issue 73 (2017)

Contents: The Genesis of the Reading Research Council, Dyslexia ... the Gift, Kyle's Story - Blair's Story, Do you Smell That?, Q&A: What Is Happening When My Son Reads?, Q&A: Can Dyslexics Learn Foreign Languages?, Q&A: Can Dyslexics Excel in School?, Q&A: What is the Davis Reading Program for Young Learners?, It Is Never Too Late…, and The Painted Beach

Issue 72 (2016)

Contents: The Discovery, What is an Energy Dial…, Why I Believe In Ronald Davis’ Method, Finding The Missing Puzzle PiecesWhen Your Child Has Autism, Q&A: What is Dyslexia, Q&A: Dyslexia Font?, and Reading with Dyslexia: From Phonics to Meaning

Issue 71 (2016)

Contents: What is Disorientation?, History of the NOIT, Picture-At-Punctuation:, Is there a link between perceptual talent and dyslexia?, Q&A: Electronic versus Experiential Learning, Q&A: How many definitions?, How is Davis different from tutoring?, and Validation of Davis Symbol Mastery

Issue 70 (2016)

Contents: My Looooong Walk to Success with Dyslexia and Autism, Why Dyslexia is a Gift of Creativity, Is Using Technology Cheating?, The Role of Meaning in Education, Q&A: Next Steps, and Un-Schooling my Son

Issue 69 (2015)

Contents: Confessions of a Pretend Reader, Phonological Dyslexia? Not So Much...., The Best Answer: Opt Out, The Problem with Reading By-the-Numbers, and Q&A: Mathlexia

Issue 68 (2015)

Contents: A Davis Experience for Mother & Daughter., Would you work with a 70-year-old?, What Kids are Reading, Davis at the Autism Society National Conference, All the Rest is Noise, Dyslexia the Gift Blog now hosting The Codpast, and Q&A: Contraction Distraction

Issue 67 (2014)

Contents: When Dyspraxia, Dysgraphia and Hypotonia Intersect, Book Review: Discover Your Child’s Learning Style, Making Sense of What’s On The Page, What’s Really Wrong With School, Weird Words, Q&A: Wait and See (Will children inherit dyslexia?), Names Removed to Protect The Courageous, and In the News: Just a Little Bit (Fostering Respect)

Issue 66 (2014)

Contents: The Truth About Dyslexic Underdogs, Study supports Davis Symbol Mastery, New Research: Small Screen E-readers And Dyslexia, Word meaning and processing speed, Two Lovely Testimonials, Rescuing Childhood, What Can’t Be Measured, Q&A: Focus and Alignment, In the News: The Utterly Unsurprising Reasons Kids Cheat In School, and An Elegant Reply

Issue 65 (2014)

Contents: Tyler O - The World's First NOIT User, The Power of Modeling for Mastery, The Rabbit Who Could Not Hop, Book Review: Reign of Error, The Universe at Work, Q&A: Habla Dislexia - Dyslexia in one language only, In the News: Is Learning Cursive Good for Your Brain?, and Poor Speller? Relax

Issue 64 (2013)

Contents: Klair de Lys, On Her Dyslexia, We are all dyslexic!, Book Review: Readicide, Book Review: Michael Vey The Prisoner of Cell 25, Q&A: Mirrored Writing, Book Review: Teaching the Critical Vocabulary of the Common Core, Learning to pay attention early leads to long-term academic success, New Research: Dyslexics have better picture-memory, In the News: Disturbing changes in Early Childhood Education, and Is your child a “nonresponder”?

Issue 63 (2013)

Contents: Clearly Reaching Higher!, Book Review: Challenging the Myths of Autism, The Neural Signature of Creativity, Book Review: Free to Learn, Book Review: Picture It!, ADHD? or Sleep Deprivation?, Q&A: No Pushing! (Signs of Dyslexia in Preschooler), What Kids Are Reading, In the News: Parents need help, too, and Keep On Reading Aloud

Issue 62 (2012)

Contents: Don't Sell Yourself Short!, Book Review: Autism and the Seeds of Change, Tick, Tock, Get Off the Clock, The Bird in the Window, Three Parts to a Word - an Explanation from Brain Research, Q&A: Working Memory, School of None, In the News: Replacing the Disability Paradigm, and Another Davis Success Story

Issue 61 (2012)

Contents: Early Miracles, We fixed it!, What a wonderful gift!, Q&A: Speech-to-Text for Spelling?, Common Sense vs. Common Core: How to Minimize the Damages of the Common Core, How do you read to your child?, A New Davis Dyslexia Center in Loenen aan de Vecht, Netherlands, Congratulations, Larry Emigh!, Research Confirms Dyslexics Make Excellent Entrepreneurs, IV Amino Acids Improve Test Scores?, and Timed Tests and the Development of Math Anxiety

Issue 60 (2012)

Contents: A Committed Mom and Her Daughters Create Real Change in Wyoming, Journey Out of the Fog, The Dyslexic Brain, Q&A: Computing how many ways a dyslexic can see a word, Sleeping in Pellucidar, Sleeping on Earth, Oh, Yes, I Will Drop Out!, Teenage Brains are Different, The Pattern on the Rug, Stephen Krashen Defines Reading at Grade Level, and The Rebellion Has Been Televised

Issue 59 (2011)

Contents: The Davis Program: A Discovery of "Self", Healing for Mother and Daughter, A Change of Heart, A 'Moving' Story, More Evidence that Davis is 'Just Good Teaching', The Armchair of Dreams, Lunacy, ADHD Diagnoses Apparently on the Increase, Math Disability Linked to Problems Relating Quantities to Numerals, Henry Winkler,the Fonz in Happy Days, appointed OBE, Q&A: Whole word learning, What the World Needs Now, is a Few More Hiccups, Weaning Education Off Textbooks, and Asher's Laws on Language Learning and Teaching

Issue 58 (2011)

Contents: Not Just Another Program, Dyscalculia: Why it Happens and How to Prevent It, Dyslexia from the Heart: From Student to Teacher to Facilitator, A Tool to Improve Oral Communication Skills as well as Reading, My Daughter Has Dyslexia, Q&A: ADHD and Dyslexia, Dyslexia - A Cup Half Full, and Dyscalculia and the Davis Maths Mastery Programme

Issue 57 (2011)

Contents: The Sleeping Dragon of Portable Four, Edward Vickerman "My dyslexia is a gift", The Disney Pattern for Writing Improvement, More on Mastering Time-Telling, Why 'Tyrannosaurus', but not 'If'? Part Three, Q&A: Mixed Dominance?, and ¿Por qué ‘Tyranosauro’, pero no ‘Cual’? Tercera Parte

Issue 56 (2010)

Contents: A Totally Davis Family, No! ... I won't read!!!, UK Davis Facilitators Association Active at BDA June 2010 Family Day, The Gift of Dyslexia I Discovered, Why 'Tyrannosaurus', but not 'If'? Part Two, Q&A: Can dyslexia be prevented?, and ¿Por qué ‘Tyranosauro’, pero no ‘Cual’? Segunda Parte

Issue 55 (2010)

Contents: Dyslexia: Learning Challenge and Gift, When Your Weakness Becomes Your Greatest Strength, A Dyslexic Volunteering at the Olympics, Written from the Heart, Why "Tyrannosaurus", but not "If"?, Q&A: Phonics teaching after a Davis Program, Teach Your Child to Understand Analog and Digital Time - With Clay!, Foreword to New Edition of The Gift of Dyslexia, and ¿Por qué 'Tyranosauro', pero no 'Cual'?

Issue 54 (2010)

Contents: A Davis "Graduate" Answers a BIG Question, Timmy Subdues a Cloud of Letters, Opening the Gift, Questions Teacher Ask about Dyslexia and Davis Dyslexia Correction, I Know! Let's Put All Our Great Thinkers in Box Stamped "Learning Disabled", Creativity: What is It- And Where Can I Get Some, Q&A: Swiveling Camera Eye, That's Ostrobogulous!, and Creatividad: ¿En Qué Consiste y Cómo La Cultivamos?

Issue 53 (2009)

Contents: Allie: Happy, Included and Confident, Davis Autism Approach Now Available, Awesome Work, Another Great Symbol Mastery Workshop, Picture Thinkers, Dreams and Speed Bumps, and Q&A: Thinking Nonverbally with Trigger Words

Issue 52 (2009)

Contents: Sixteen Amazing Days in New Zealand, North American Lecture Tour 2009, Q&A: Dyslexia and Math, Waiting for Recess, A Dozen Frequently Asked Questions about Assessment, Adult Dyslexia: Working Better with Customers and Co-Workers, Down the Educational Memory Hole, A Caring Teacher Speaks Anonymously, Malfunction or Adaptive Solution?, Remembering Tim, Hang on a MInute..., Mejor prender una vela ..., and What's in a Name?

Issue 51 (2009)

Contents: Congratulations, Elbert Elementary, Adult Dyslexia - The Best Kept Secret in the Workplace, Time for a "Slow Speech" Movement?, The Ecology of Learning, and Q&A: Phun with Clay vs. Fonix

Issue 50 (2008)

Contents: Davis Attracts a Big Crowd in Guadalajara, Mexico, News from The Whole Dyslexic Society, More Than They Ever Expected, In Simon's Own Words, My Speech on Dyslexia, Dyslexics: The Untapped Scholars, Musings on "Assuming the Best", Steadfast Uchi, Q&A: Trying to Super Glue the Mind's Eye, Charla de Ronald Davis Muy Concurrida en Guadalajara, Mexic, Dyslexia Exhibit Wins New Zealand Landscape Award, and Davis-leerstrategieën Nederland

Issue 49 (2008)

Contents: The Fabulous, Famous Dyslexic, Henry Winkler, Michael's Great Day, Note Proficiency, Part 1, The Undiagnosed Teenager with Dyslexia, Understanding my Gift, Finding the Right Niche, bAd Boy Makes Good, Q&A: Let child discover own mistakes, The Beginning of the End of 'Reading First', and La Fidelidad de Uchi

Issue 48 (2008)

Contents: Charlotte Foster Named Outstanding Woman of the Year in Education, Outstanding Pennsylvania Teen Focus on Dyslexia, A New Sense of Direction, Dyslexia as a Gift, Down with Fractions!?, A Mom Remembers..., Six Years Later: A Mom's Look Back, What Do They Have in Common?, Q&A: Autism: a kind of 'super dyslexia?', The Soul of Golf Teaching, Back to Study with Davis in Iceland, and Taare Zameen Par Wins Film Awards in India

Issue 47 (2008)

Contents: Celebrating the 12th Anniversary of DDAI with Friends from Around the World!, Davis "Graduate" Admitted to Georgetown University, Jacob - Up the Ladder of Sucess, The Making of a Bookworm, Stepping Past Labels, Implications of Self-Regulation Abilities for Academic Achievement, Davis Learning Strategies "Bring Back the Smile", The Myth of Early Intervention, Q&A: Outgrown or overcome?, Courage and Perseverance Rewarded, and Joaquín: Diaro de un éxito

Issue 46 (2007)

Contents: Davis Honored at World's First Dyslexia Discovery Exhibit, Valedictorian Celebrates Dyslexia, Rhythm Proficiency, The Achiever's Journey, New DVD Films Highlight the Davis Program & Methods, Free Audio Books from LibriVox.org, Commencement Speech, Telling it Like it Is, ReadOn Receives iAward, From the Heart, Q&A: Medications & Dyslexia, Cause for Celebration in New Zealand, and Joaquín: Diary of a Success Story

Issue 45 (2007)

Contents: Profile in Courage, An Adult Testimonial to the Merits of the Davis Method, Celebration of the Gift, The Real Me and the Truth About Reading, If you Love a Dyslexic, Get This Book, Fa Nichts: Much Ado About Very Little, A Cherished Thank You, Love Story?, Please Turn That Light Off and Go to Sleep!, Q&A: Television and Visual Media, Success Stories, and Under one Roof

Issue 44 (2007)

Contents: ReadOn - Positive Outcomes for Students with Reading Difficulties, Errors: The "Invisible" 800-Pound Gorilla Blocking the Road to Learning, New Zealand Cookie Icon Helps Dyslexics Discover Their Gifts, Ty's Visit to "America's County", A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words, Mirror, Mirror, in My Head, Q&A: Dyslexic "wanna-be", and Small Events Can Lead to Big Changes

Issue 43 (2006)

Contents: The Seven Causes of Handwriting Problems, Part 2, Musical Expectations, Unwrapping the Gift of Dyslexia, Congratulations to Walsh Elementary School!, Play Time: Fun Must Be a Big Part of the School Day, Q&A: Convinced that son is dyslexic despite negative test results, and OnPoint with Davis Dyslexia Correction Methods

Issue 42 (2006)

Contents: The Seven Causes of Handwriting Problems, Part 1, Mr. Lucas and the Capital A, Overcoming a Roadblock, Dynamic Duo Entrepenuers, Ecos Colombianos, Q&A: Mental Pictures vs. Clay Model, A Davis Graduate Speaks, and Facilitation and Freedom

Issue 41 (2006)

Contents: The Engelbrecht Controlled Study of Davis Methods in South Africa, Dyscalculia: Lifting the Lid, The Story of Happy Horace, Visual-Experiential Home Schooling Programs, More on Foreign Language Intruction, Q&A: Fragile X, Why Education is Important to Me, The "Quilts" of Education, Dyslexic in English, and Have Tools - Will Time Travel

Issue 40 (2005)

Contents: Announcing ReadOn Interactive Software, Waking Up: The Origin of Concept Mastery, Strategies for Spelling, Good Spelling Days and Bad Spelling Days, The Threshold for Confusion, Do the Davis Methods Address Spelling?, TPR (Total Physical Response) Foreign Language Instruction for the Dyslexia Learning Style, Q&A: Learning disabilities and early childhood trauma, Testing Out of Special Ed: One Mom's Story of Success, Letters from Bulgaria, You Want Me to Write a What?, University of California and the SAT Exam, The Best of Both Worlds, and Davis Training Successfully Launched In Kenya

Issue 39 (2005)

Contents: Brain Function, Spell-Reading and Sweep-Sweep-Spell, A Very Special Birthday, A Look at BrightStar Learning, Congratulations to Northwestern School!, My "Point" of View, The Way I See It, Q&A: Toddler Pronounces Words Backwards, and Good Questions and Some Answers

Issue 38 (2005)

Contents: Phonics vs. Whole Language, The Duststorm of Deception, Friends and Family, One Teacher's Search for Answers to the Riddle of Dyslexia, Help for College Students with Disabilities, IDEA 2004 Update: Changes to Key Statutes, International Davis Facilitator Symposium a Great Success, and Q&A: When child cannot move mind's eye during assessment

Issue 37 (2004)

Contents: The Abilities of Those with Reading Disabilities (Part 3), Building Self-Advocacy Skills, News from South Africa, China Research Supports a Developmental and Functional Theory of Dyslexia, Edward's Nervous Breakdown, and Q&A: Definitions of Dyslexia

Issue 36 (2004)

Contents: The Abilities of Those with Reading Disabilities (Part 2), What would Dr. Orton Think Today?, Proud Mom Praises Daughter's Achievements, and Thoughts from a Tutor

Issue 35 (2004)

Contents: The Abilities of Those with Reading Disabilities (Part 1), University of Arizona Study Shows Davis Symbol Mastery Effective for Foreign Language Learning, Significant Implications for Davis Methods in New Dyslexia Research, Perseverance is the key!!!, Einblick in unsere Erfas, UK Program Offers Young Adults a Second Chance, and Q&A: Professional Training Assignments

Issue 34 (2004)

Contents: A Typical ADD Scenario, An Old Grandma Brings New Hope, A Bad Memory: Learning the Times Tables, Viking Spirit: An Aunt's Saga, What a Difference We Are Making, Miss Teen Michigan Speaks Out about Dyslexia, Gehirnuntersuchungen zeigen: Legastheniker lesen besser mit alternativen Strategien, DDA-CH Beraterinnen-Treff, and Lichtpuntjes in Dyslexie-Oerwoud

Issue 33 (2003)

Contents: Brain Scans Show Dyslexics Read Better with Alternative Strategies, Dreams Coming True in Iceland, Back to School Tips for Teachers, Das Phänomen Widerstand in der Davis-Beratung, Es ist nicht alles Gold was glänzt, Her Sparkle Has Returned, and Q&A: Is dyslexia hereditary?

Issue 32 (2003)

Contents: Much too Early, Announcing The Gift of Learning, The Giants of Early Childhood Development, The Logical Structure of Learning Reading & Math, Early Childhood Education Research: Developmental or Academic, Perseverance is the key!!!, Gebruik van de Davis Leer Methode, Buchstaben und Bilder?, Desorientierungsmuster bei Buchstaben, Q&A: Phonics Instruction and the Davis program, Talking with Clay, and Jessika's New Self

Issue 31 (2003)

Contents: Dear Frustrated Mom, Tears, Frustration and Towels Needing Rescuing, Really? Hurray! I Have Dyslexia!, Derek's Story, Q&A: Orientation Counseling when unsure of dyslexia, La Puerta de las que???, Ball and Chain, and Defusing Confusions with Clay in the UK

Issue 30 (2003)

Contents: The History of Concept Mastery and Symbol Mastery, Flashbacks, Q&A: What is hyperlexia, Kleintjes Leren Lezen, Gedanken über das "Meistern", Links oder rechts?, Defining Statement, and Nick's Dial

Issue 29 (2002)

Contents: A Special Time for Special Kids, What Motivates Someone to Become a Davis Facilitator?, Stephen's Story, Q&A: Dyslexic Imaginative Abilities, Erstes deutches Schulprojekt mit den Davis Lernstrategien, Was sind bildlose Wörter? Ein Definitionsversuch, and Die Geschichte von Anna / The Story of Anna

Issue 28 (2002)

Contents: Thoughts Over Coffee, Davis Dyslexia Association established for Australia-New Zealand Territories, Viewpoints on Motivation: Trusting your Child, A Word a Day - Homeschooling the Davis Program, Q&A: Research on Dyslexic Talents, Summer Learning is Fun!!, and Slowly but Surely

Issue 27 (2002)

Contents: Symbol Mastery for Multi-Lingual Students and Second Language Acquisition, Bill of Rights for Children with ADD/ADHD, Restoring Motivation, Symbol Mastery Q&A, and Q&A: Phoneme Awareness; Picture-at-Punctuation

Issue 26 (2002)

Contents: Disorientation and Dyslexic Perception, Davis Learning Strategies Research News, What Happens to a Family When a Non-Reader Becomes a Reader, and Q&A: Internet Resources for Reading Assessment

Issue 25 (2001)

Contents: A Different Look at Attention Deficit Disorder, Success with Dial-Setting, Connecticut Law Prohibits Schools from Urging Ritalin, Explaining Dyslexia to a Child, Facts about ADHD, and Psychostimulants in America

Issue 24 (2001)

Contents: Mastering Musical Notes with Davis Symbol Mystery, English Speaking Dyslexics Experience More Difficulty, Using Animals to Match Dial Settings, Success Story, A Great Day, Never Underestimate the Importance of a Visual Reference, and Dear Old Friend

Issue 23 (2001)

Contents: Davis Dyslexia Correction Program Outcomes, The Shifting Sands of Dyslexia Science, Treasures, Personal Experience Essay, and What Happens Next

Issue 21 (2000)

Contents: A Quest to Understand Dyslexia as a Gifted Education Teacher, What Happened to Kyle!, Interview with Ron Davis, and Musically Dyslexic

Issue 20 (2000)

Contents: A Dyslexic Child within the Class and My Reading Buddy

Issue 11 (1997)

Contents: Davis Research Foundation Funds Public School Programs, Disorientation, Confusion, and the Symptoms of A.D.D., Finding Order in an A.D.D. World, First Graders Succeed with Symbol Mastery, and Putting Self in the Picture

Issue 10 (1997)

Contents: The Birth of a Davis Facilitator, Red Dirt and Water, The Joy of Clay, and A Student Succeeds with the Gift

Issue 7 (1996)

Contents: The Building Blocks of Reading

Issue 6 (1996)

Contents: Clay is Fun!, Homeschooling with Symbol Mastery, Schools that Teach Failure, and Why a Drug-Free Program

Issue 5 (1996)

Contents: Getting Ready for School and Koosh Ball Therapy

Issue 4 (1996)

Contents: Strategies for Gifted Visual-Spatial Learners