Category: Stories

Stories of triumph and inspiration, with role models who use their strengths and overcome the challenges of dyslexia.


Dyslexia Role Model Bella Thorne

Whenever I visit a classroom to speak about dyslexia for our school district’s (dis)Ability Awareness Days, I ask the 3rd and 4th graders, “Who has ever heard about dyslexia?” Virtually every hand zooms up...


When Reading Hurts

A Mother Learns to Decode Dyslexia with the Help of Her Son and Other Experts My earliest school memory is from Starr King Elementary in Long Beach, California, when the classroom teacher and school librarian...