Top 10 famous scientists with dyslexia

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Pretty unfortunate that still many people equate dyslexia with lower IQ. Considering the number of famous inventors, scientists, actors, presidents born with dyslexia, it is evident that dyslexia has nothing to do with low IQ. Who could’ve thought the most brilliant mind ever born in the history of humankind, Albert Einstein, had difficulty with reading … Read more

Driving with dyscalculia: How to manage?

driving with dyscalculia and other learning disabilities and how to manage it

MEDICALLY REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON MAY 30, 2020 Ever wonder what would happen if you lost the directional abilities? Reaching destination will be near to impossible if you keep on messing left or right. Of course, Google Maps have really made our lives easy. But still, you’ll be having a very hard time relating delta distance … Read more

How to effectively test for dyscalculia?

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MEDICALLY REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON MAY 30, 2020 Dyscalculia is a disorder that is often confused with math anxiety. But, its way more complex and serious than just fear of numbers. Not enough research makes it extremely hard to differentiate its symptoms from a common math fear. In a recent study that included observing mathematics … Read more

Raspberry Pi equipped glasses that read texts to dyslexic wearers

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Text-to-voice is an excellent outcome of character recognition technology that every dyslexic or visually impaired can benefit from. Popular Apps like Smartynote Pro and Evernote widely use this functionality to serve their users who have a learning disorder. Taking a step further, A Japanese company implemented the technology in a pair of smart glasses. Keisuke … Read more

Top 8 colleges for students with dyscalculia in 2020

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Hunt for the college that fully suits your interest is arguably the most difficult part of the college application process. There’s so much information to go through—how could brief campus visits and informational brochures really tell you where you’ll be most successful? It’s even harder for students with a learning disability like dyscalculia. Not just … Read more

Georgia dyslexia organization to expand its Teacher Training Scholarship Program

International Dyslexia Association – Georgia announced that they will be expanding their Teacher Training Scholarship Program in 2019. According to the press release, IDA-GA will be going to award scholarships four times a year. The first application deadline is Jan. 1 for Georgia teachers and administrators to apply for approved structured literacy teacher training. Awards … Read more

Dyslexic mom hopes to inspire people facing difficulties by writing a book

Nakita Shields, of Inverness, is a 30 year single mum with a vision to inspire people struggling through tough times by writing a book. Being dyslexic from childhood, Nakita says that she suffered years of bullying and negativity as a youngster because of her learning disorder. I hope that by writing this book proves anyone can … Read more

Researchers created RADAR for early screening of dyslexia

radar for early detection screening of dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning disorder that affects our ability to read and spell correctly. One in five students, or 15-20% of the population, has a language-based learning disability and Dyslexia is the most common one. In just America, around 55 million people have some form of dyslexia. And the daunting fact is that this number … Read more

Is Dyscalculia just a Number Dyslexia?

REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S EXPERT REVIEW PANEL ON MAY 30, 2020 Dyscalculia, is very little known, is oftentimes referred to as Number Dyslexia or Numerical Dyslexia. Some of the top internet information sources call it a Math equivalent of Dyslexia. But, is it fair? Well, the fact is, at some point dyslexia does affect the arithmetic skills of … Read more

I was relieved to finally discover Dyscalculia – Story of Mary Tyler Moore

Mary Tyler Moore was the name of the ’70s. Having achieved fame from hit sitcoms, The Mary Tyler Moore Show and The Dick Van Dyke Show, and scoring six Emmy awards during an acting career, she was an American icon and served as an inspiration for many younger actresses, professional women, and feminists. However, Things weren’t that great in … Read more