January–February 2022

A Dyslexia Reflection by Joanne Marttila Pierson, PhD, CCC-SLP

Dr. Pierson explains how open, honest, and ongoing conversation is the best first step to thriving with dyslexia.

Read the Importance of Talking About Dyslexia

Use these practical tips to foster deeper conversations about dyslexia and empower your child to take control of their success.

Read Teaching Self-Advocacy

This article from the E-Journal of the Ohio Speech-Language Hearing Association (OSLHA) and co-authored by Dr. Pierson is packed with information about the six Ps, powerful metacognitive reading comprehension strategies designed to help students with Dyslexia get more out of their reading.

Read Helping Students Learn How to Learn

A short, witty piece showcasing how people with dyslexia are exceptional.

Read On Being Dyslexic

Success Story: Fred Forsley

Fred Forsley, Brewer and Restaurateur

Brewer & Restaurateur

Fred Forsley put dyslexia in the rearview and turned a struggling restaurant into Maine’s largest craft brewery before starting a string of successful restaurants.

Read Fred Forsley’s Story

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