11th British Dyslexia Association International Conference in Telford, UK 2018
We will attending and presenting at the 11th British Dyslexia Association International Conference in Telford, UK. This will be our third presentation at this prestigious conference. On Saturday, April 14 we will present collaborative research with our UK colleague, Dr. Julie Logan. The title of our presentation is “The relationship between emotional experience with dyslexia and work self-efficacy among adults with dyslexia.” This research was recently published in the journal Dyslexia and can be found within “Our Research” page of this website. We will report on our visit to the UK after the conference.
Top Dyslexia Books
According to goodreads here are some excellent books about Dyslexia.
1. The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain
By: Brock L. Eide
2. Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
By: Sally E. Shaywitz
3. Dyslexia: TIME FOR TALENT
By: Carolina Frohlich
4. Secret Life of a Dyslexic Child
By: Robert Frank, Kathryn E. Livingston
5. Fish in a Tree
By: Lynda Mullaly Hunt
6. In the Mind's Eye: Creative Visual Thinkers, Gifted Dyslexics, and the Rise of Visual Technologies
By: Thomas G. West
7. The Gift of Dyslexia
By: Ronald D. Davis
Dyslexia Fun Facts
• Dyslexia affects 20% of the U.S. population (Dyslexia Center of Utah, 2017).
• Children don’t outgrow dyslexia, most just learn to compensate (Dyslexia Center of Utah, 2017).
• A study at Yale found that the numbers of girls and boys who have dyslexia are about the same (Angie, 2011).
• Individuals with dyslexia often enjoy and excel at solving puzzles (Angie, 2011).
• Some of the most brilliant minds of our time have been known to have dyslexia such as: Albert Einstein, Alexander Graham Bell, Thomas Edison, Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and John Lennon, (Angie, 2011).