Dyslexia is not a disability – it’s a gift

Dyslexia is not a disability – it’s a gift

by Sally Gardner – theguardian.com, Monday 24 June 2013 So much has changed since I was an undiagnosed dyslexic at school, but its wonders and contradictions remain hard to convey. Steve Jobs, a famous dyslexic. Photograph: James Leynse/Corbis At school I was the outsider, the odd one, the word-blind child who didn’t fit in. I...

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Press Release – Unraveling ‘math dyslexia’

Press Release – Unraveling ‘math dyslexia’

Published in Globe and Mail – September 2008 Although school has been back for less than a month, it is likely that many children are already experiencing frustration and confusion in math class. Research at The University of Western Ontario in London, Canada could change the way we view math difficulties and how we assist

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Far from a ‘Curse’

Far from a ‘Curse’

By Sean Kolenko – North Shore Outlook, March 09, 2011 Sue Hall’s son George struggled with reading and spelling in elementary school, but after a move across the pond and enrollment at a new school, he’s nearing graduation from UBC. Sue Hall doesn’t consider herself an educator. She says she’s a mom – and a...

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