Best suited Career Options & Jobs for people with dyslexia & dyscalculia

Best suited career options and jobs for dyslexia and dyscalculia

What will my child do in the future when he is facing so many difficulties with words and numbers? It is a common worry that almost all parents face when they realize that their children’s intelligence assessment test shows poor results. The good news is that having learning difficulties is not the end of the … Read more

Let’s celebrate the Dyslexia Awareness Month

OCtober dyslexia awareness month poster

Have you ever thought about what led to increased awareness about the learning disorders prevalent among children and adults? Though the term ‘dyslexia’ has been around us since 1887 when an ophthalmologist Rudolf Berlin coined it, the awareness did not reach its current state sooner after the event. People parried the problem of learning disorders … Read more

10 inspiring quotes for people with learning disabilities

list of top 10 quotes on learning disabilities

A study revealed that about 30% of people with learning disability are suspected to mental health problems at some point of their lives. The stats are worrisome. It is common for kids with learning disabilities, such as dyslexia and dyscalculia, to feel inferior, demotivated and cornered. In situation like these, Parents and Teachers can help … Read more

Is your school dyslexia friendly? Here’s a checklist

dyslexia friendly school classroom

Senator Chuck Grassley once said, “What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning.” This quote holds so true. Just look at some of the most successful people living right now, who have beaten the belief that grades … Read more

Positive Aspects of Dyslexia

positive aspects of dyslexia

MEDICALLY REVIEWED BY NUMBERDYSLEXIA’S MEDICAL REVIEW PANEL ON MAY 30, 2020 There are a lot of talks on different offline/online forums regarding the positive aspects of dyslexia. Every parent wants to know if the reading and spelling weakness due to dyslexia has been compensated elsewhere in the child’s ability? There is no straight ‘Yes or No’ to … Read more

Top 10 famous scientists with dyslexia

albert einstein had dyslexia

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

Raspberry Pi equipped glasses that read texts to dyslexic wearers

oton glass for dyslexia raspberry pi

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

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