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“Learning Disorder or Asset?” An Excerpt From “The Dyslexic Advantage”

Throughout his school career, Doug struggled with reading and writing. He flunked out of community c...

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Our 3 Key Messages for Kids With Dyslexia

At some point, every child with dyslexia will ask: “Why are things so much harder for me than for my...

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Why We Made the Video “Because I’m Dyslexic”

Late in February, our nonprofit, Dyslexic Advantage, released a three-minute video—“Because I’m Dysl...

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A New View of “Smart” for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues

Over the last 30 years, researchers have realized something important about success. They’ve discove...

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Stealth Dyslexia: How Some Dyslexic Students Escape Detection

Recently, The New Yorker magazine published an interview with Fumiko Hoeft, one of the world’s top d...

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