November-December 2019

table top cover with wrapped presents with an alarm clock in the center [1]

The Gift that Keeps on Giving All Year Round [1]

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

Discover ways that you can spend quality time with your child that help you both re-boot, while also squeezing in a bit of time for yourself.

Read The Gift that Keeps on Giving [2]
cartoon drawing of people with books and a light bulb representing ideas [3]

Mississippi Teaches Us Something about Reading [3]

What is going on in Mississippi? In 2013 the state began making big investments in training its teachers in the science of reading. And the investments seem to be getting results.

Read Mississippi Teaches Us Something about Reading [3]
mom pointing out something to her daughter from a city sidewalk [4]

6 Tips for the Holiday Break [5]

The holiday season is upon us and school’s out for winter break. Getting out of our routine can offer opportunity, as well as challenge. Here are some tips to deal with some of the challenges and embrace the opportunities.

Read 6 Tips for the Holiday Break [4]
three people working at a wooden table top, closest person is reading a piece of paper in deep contemplation [6]

Should You Discuss Your Dyslexia Or Keep It Private? [6]

Dale S. Brown, a self-help leader in the field of Dyslexia, reveals the three times you should discuss your dyslexia—and three times you should keep it private.

Read Should You Discuss Your Dyslexia [6]

Success Story: Ann Bancroft [7]

Ann Bancroft, Explorer and Environmentalist [7]

Explorer and Environmentalist

A preeminent polar explorer, Bancroft believes experiences equip people to handle whatever challenges life presents.

Read Ann's Story [7]
child sitting on the floor with his back against the wall and his elbows on his knees [8]

What Does the Person with Dyslexia Feel? [8]

Anxiety and anger are just a few of the emotional symptoms experienced by those with dyslexia. Learn the facts about what dyslexics feel and how their experience differs from people without the condition.

Read What Does the Person with Dyslexia Feel [8]
holiday cartoon of snowy hill and trees with a holiday greeting and a donation button [9]

Debunking Dyslexia Myths [10]

elementary age kid with glasses hugging a book outdoors in the Autumn [10]

Myth or Fact?
Dyslexia is a medical diagnosis.

Find the Answer [10]