Category: Blog

Director of The Dyslexia Project, Cheri Rae, shares information and insights about programs and parenting, research and legislation, advocacy and networking opportunities to create dyslexia success.

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LIFE and Dyslexia

My mother-in-law knew something about LIFE and dyslexia. Way back during the Depression, when it was rather unusual for a woman to go to pursue higher education, Helen earned her degree at Rhode Island...

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The Offensive Dyslexia T Shirt

What do you do when you spot an offensive dyslexia T shirt? A friend and colleague just sent me an urgent e-mail with the subject line, “Can you do something about this?” I opened...

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Dyslexia Stress at Home

Dealing with dyslexia stress at home can pose some unique challenges for families. The additional stress is not something many of us talk about, but we do need to acknowledge and manage. How many...

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Dyslexia and California Law Then and Now

Dyslexia and California law has some history that may not be well known to many. In October 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed the dyslexia bill, Assembly Bill 1369 into law. It was a...

Standardized testing is often stressful for students with dyslexia. (courtesy NPR.org) 0

Standardized Testing and Dyslexic Students

This is about the time of year when school districts across the country administer standardized testing. From my point of view, standardized testing and dyslexic students don’t mix too well. At least in the...

The research is in: Dyslexia is real, 0

No Doubt about Recent Dyslexia Laws

A major reason why Dyslexia laws are often difficult to to establish (and later enforce) is because a vocal minority of educators doubt the existence of dyslexia. A hundred years of scientific research and...

Working together in DyslexiaLand means collaboration, not confrontation, and always reaching out. 0

Dyslexia A Public Health Issue

Forward-thinking health care providers are recognizing dyslexia as a public health issue. They understand that reading struggles in school have serious individual consequences that affect the community as well. Consequences include including mental health...

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Dyslexia Project Testimonials

Dyslexia Project Testimonials and praise has come in many forms and in several media. But really, the most meaningful testaments to our effectiveness come from the thank-yous from students with dyslexia (and their parents)....