Why Can’t My Child Read?

What is dyslexia? That is what I asked myself thirteen years ago when I had not even heard of the word, but I was searching for a reason why my daughter presented so many “quirks.” Here is the definition from the International Dyslexia Association: “Dyslexia is a...

The Impact of Dyslexia on Self-Esteem

Dyslexia can lead to low self-esteem. The lasting effects of reading disabilities have been documented  for years.  Because these disabilities can persist into adulthood,  children and adolescents with reading problems often develop low self esteem due to repeated...

An Example Of The Creative Gifts Of Dyslexia

I had the pleasure of speaking with Orlando Cotto who you will see is a talented and creative musician. He contacted me through the Online Reading Tutor Assessment App. While not all dyslexics are creative musicians, they all have special gifts. The good news  is that...