Missouri Public Schools Announce Mandatory Dyslexia Screening in Public Schools

We recently shared an article about how a girl almost flunked out of school because they forgot to test her for dyslexia. The author shared that “She was not doing homework or projects and her grades were dropping FAST. She had never had an F and now she was getting multiples. We were angry because … More Missouri Public Schools Announce Mandatory Dyslexia Screening in Public Schools

The School Forgot to Evaluate My Daughter for Dyslexia and She Almost Flunked Out

This story, while mine, is more my daughter’s. I’m sharing it with her approval hoping it will shed some light on something that goes undetected in many people. I wish we’d known the signs and had been able to get her help sooner. I’m so proud that she feels comfortable enough to let me share … More The School Forgot to Evaluate My Daughter for Dyslexia and She Almost Flunked Out

#DifferentReader The Poet Thief App For Struggling Readers

Maria Lennon, comes from a long line of dyslexics. There were four kids in her family and three of them were dyslexics. This is her story, and why she created an app to help struggling readers get engaged, and excited about reading:   Back then not much was known about dyslexia and dysgraphia (I was diagnosed with … More #DifferentReader The Poet Thief App For Struggling Readers

Redefining What Reading Means Because My Son Has Dyslexia

Sitting across the desk from my son’s neuro-psychologist, I finally understood. This is what people are talking about when they hear news, but can’t process it. I knew he was talking, but the words didn’t make any sense. “This took him so long.” “And this one, it took him much longer than it should have.” … More Redefining What Reading Means Because My Son Has Dyslexia