Jack Hatch: Early Dyslexia Identification Important

Jack Hatch, the Democratic candidate for governor in Iowa, speaks to the importance of proper identification, early intervention, and how dyslexia played into his own success.

“It’s really because I’m a product of early intervention and being a person that had an educator for a mother. I could tell you with absolutely certainty that if […]

By |August 14th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

Successful Entrepreneurs Likely to be Dyslexic

According to a study by Dr. Julie Logan, Professor Emeritus of Entrepreneurship at Cass Business School, successful entrepreneurs are five times more likely to be dyslexic.

Some of those successes with the dyslexic brain difference include Sir Richard Branson, Charles Schwab, Kinko’s founder Paul Orfalea, and now joining them, teen dynamo, Ollie Forsyth.

Most kids with […]

By |August 13th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

Understanding ‘attention deficit’ in dyslexics could help improve reading

Dyslexia is well known as a condition that impacts on visual language processing, but recently a number of studies have discovered that it is accompanied by deficits in attention and perception.

As part of the study, just published online via the journal Neurocase, researchers monitored how adults with and without dyslexia responded to an ‘interference […]

By |July 6th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

How To Press Reset On Dyslexia and Win

According to Yvelette Stines, published author, teacher and blogger, dyslexia is simply a different way of learning. “Many people call it a disability, I call it an ability to learn a different way and accept it. Being dyslexic means you have to be creative, because you learn and process differently with the mind. Some […]

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Dyslexia: What we think of as a learning disability could translate into real-life skills

This article previously linked to an article that contained an unauthorized image of Albert Einstein. The original link has since been removed and so has the content of the original article. The original post with the image of Albert Einstein was republished only for educational purposes and not for any commercial intent and was attributed […]

By |July 6th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

Comedian Joel McHale Talks Dyslexia, Bad TV And Filming A Thriller

Comedian Joel McHale is the star of NBC series Community, host of The Soup on the E! network, and appears in the new movie Deliver Us From Evil.

On reading teleprompters with dyslexia

There [are] all these live shows I’m doing with The Soup now, and I’m reading [a] teleprompter the whole time, and people […]

By |July 6th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

June 2014 – LexiAbility Update – Dyslexia News and Notes

I’m Not Stupid, Just Dyslexic’ — And How Brain Science Can Help
New research shows it’s possible to pick up some of the signs of dyslexia in the brain even before kids learn to read. And this earlier identification may start to substantially influence how parents, educators and clinicians tackle the disorder. More:

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By |June 23rd, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

Look Inside Our New Office

Here’s a peek into our new office space. Later this summer we will paint some walls to add color. In the meantime, our students and their siblings have been creating fantastic artwork.

By |June 13th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|

Study Finds Dyslexia Not Caused by Vision Issues

A new brain imaging study of dyslexia shows that differences in the visual system do not cause the disorder, but instead are likely a consequence. To restate, dysexia is NOT caused by vision issues. Dyslexia is the result of a brain difference that impacts how people process phonemes, the most basic sounds that form […]

By |June 13th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|
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    June 2014 – LexiAbility Update – More Dyslexia News and Notes

June 2014 – LexiAbility Update – More Dyslexia News and Notes

Teachers Embrace Audiobooks For Students With Dyslexia
Allison Mitchell, a special educator in Denver, Colorado who works with students who have dyslexia and visual impairments, says, “With Learning Ally, I can organize book assignments and track my students’ progress. I love that the audiobooks available for download match exactly the re_quired textbooks in my students’ […]

By |June 12th, 2014|Blog|0 Comments|