Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Inspiring Story of a Successful Dyslexic Artist

ldonline.org has published a must read, inspiring story of the talented artist Eric McGehearty.

Read how Eric has learned to use his dyslexia as inspiration for his art, and how he uses his voice as a spokesperson for Recordings for the Blind & Dyslexic.

This story will remind any parent of a dyslexic child how important it is to nurture the child's strengths and not just focus on their weaknesses.

Saturday, March 7, 2009

What is Orton-Gillingham?

Orton-Gillingham is the research-based best way to remediate dyslexia.

Read Just the Facts here.  (courtesy of the International Dyslexia Association)

To locate a certified Orton tutor in your area, contact your local branch of IDA.