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How This Founder Gets The World To Care About Dyslexia


Forbes - Sep 14, 2016
I first met Dean Bragonier, the founder of NoticeAbility — a nonprofit changing the world for students with dyslexia — after I saw him pitch at a Power Launch's Pitch In Event in Boston. Pitch In is essentially a Shark Tank for Nonprofits and I love ...
 

Can Exercise Help Dyslexia?


Wall Street Journal - Sep 5, 2016
Between 10% to 15% of the U.S. population has dyslexia, yet only five out of every 100 dyslexics are diagnosed, according to the Dyslexia Research Institute in Tallahassee, Fla. Many people incorrectly think dyslexia is a reading problem in which ...
 

​HMYOI Werrington makes history with dyslexia award


Leek Post & Times - Sep 21, 2016
The British Dyslexia Association was impressed by the system put in place and officially awarded the accreditation during an event held at the site, where young offenders who are studying with Novus showcased their Barista skills by serving ...
 

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Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity


by: Steve Silberman
This New York Times–bestselling book upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently.
 
What is autism? A lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more—and the future of our society depends on our understanding it. Wired reporter Steve Silberman unearths the secret history of autism, long suppressed by the same clinicians who became famous for discovering it, and finds surprising answers to the crucial question of why the number of diagnoses has soared in recent years.
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Fish in a Tree


by: Lynda Mullaly Hunt
A New York Times Bestseller!

The author of the beloved One for the Murphys gives readers an emotionally-charged, uplifting novel that will speak to anyone who’s ever thought there was something wrong with them because they didn’t fit in.
 
“Everybody is smart in different ways. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its life believing it is stupid.”
 
Ally has been smart enough to fool a lot of smart people. Every time she lands in a new school, she is able to hide her inability to read by creating clever yet disruptive distractions.
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Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia


by: Natasha Campbell-McBride

Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride set up The Cambridge Nutrition Clinic in 1998. As a parent of a child diagnosed with learning disabilities, she is acutely aware of the difficulties facing other parents like her, and she has devoted much of her time to helping these families. She realized that nutrition played a critical role in helping children and adults to overcome their disabilities, and has pioneered the use of probiotics in this field. Her willingness to share her knowledge has resulted in her contributing to many publications, as well as presenting at numerous seminars and conferences on the subjects of learning disabilities and digestive disorders.
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Looking for Heroes: One Boy, One Year, 100 Letters


by: Aidan A Colvin
An estimated 13 million students in the United States have dyslexia, a neurologic disorder that impairs reading. Reading quickly and accurately is often the key to success in school. Without it, many dyslexics struggle and fail. Some, however, go on to achieve wild success. How?

In this true story, dyslexic high school student Aidan Colvin decides to ask them. Over the course of one year, he writes 100 letters to successful dyslexics. He doesn't expect anyone to write back, and is genuinely surprised when people do.
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What is dyslexia? - Kelli Sandman-Hurley


View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/what-is-dyslexia-kelli-sandman-hurley Dyslexia affects up to 1 in 5 people, but the experience of dyslexia isn't always ...
 

The True Gifts of a Dyslexic Mind | Dean Bragonier | TEDxMarthasVineyard


In this inspiring talk, advocate and educator Dean Bragonier offers a different take on Dyslexia. By looking at the unique mindset of Dyslexics as a strength, Dean ...
 

What Causes Dyslexia?


Dyslexia affects millions of people every year, but how does having dyslexia change the way you learn? Can This Font Help People With Dyslexia ...
 

Overcoming Dyslexia, Finding Passion: Piper Otterbein at TEDxYouth@CEHS


Piper Otterbein is a senior at Cape Elizabeth High School. Piper was born in New York, but she has lived in Cape Elizabeth for the past eleven years.
 

Embracing Dyslexia


Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. Individuals with dyslexia have trouble with reading, writing, and spelling despite having at ...