Carly Simon And Family Point To Positive, Creative Side Of Dyslexia

Few parents are thrilled by the news that their child has dyslexia. But increasingly, families are viewing the language processing disorder in a new light — not as a disability, but simply as a different way of perceiving the world. Indeed in some families, the dyslexic brain is viewed as having distinct advantages…

Two Freshman Earn Learning Ally Award

For their academic excellence and advocacy work, Brian Meersma ’18 and Mara Schein ’18 will each receive the Marion Huber Learning Though Listening National Achievement Award at an April 18 gala in Washington, D.C., hosted by Learning Ally, a national nonprofit serving individuals with learning and visual disabilities.

What I Know Now As a Teen With Dyslexia

One would think that being able to label your adversity makes it easier, but since that day on the couch when I realized I am dyslexic, I have increasingly felt worse about my disability…

Dyslexia Action: Denied and Delayed

Thanks to the research of Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz and the stories of many inspiring individuals who agreed to be in the film, it has been profoundly gratifying to hear so many stories..

Extended Time Improves More Than Test Scores

I wasn’t officially diagnosed with dyslexia until my twenties, but I knew there was something wrong with me, after I had to go in for special testing beginning in kindergarten. I never got a clear diagnosis and I had no way to articulate my academic struggles as a child…