Add it to the dictionary

I came up with a new word today… dyslex-cellent! via Add it to the dictionary — the hammerhead yak & sir piranha pants

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Being a Reader with a Learning Disability

There are plenty of things that make reading hard. Finding the time, the right book, the right place, the right level of noise. For people with learning disabilities, it can be a little harder. I have auditory dyslexia, also called auditory processing disorder. It’s not quite the dyslexia everyone thinks of. For me, I can […]… Continue reading Being a Reader with a Learning Disability

(Belated) Dyslexia Awareness Week

HeyHiHello gang! I’m honouring today’s blog post with a special dedication to dyslexia awareness week. Dyslexia /dɪsˈlɛksɪə/noun A general term for disorders that involve difficulty in learning to read or interpret words, letters, and other symbols, but that do not affect general intelligence. This is an important one for me because I know several people […]… Continue reading (Belated) Dyslexia Awareness Week

Living with Dyslexia

I never wanted to be a writer. If someone had told my young self that I would become a writer one day, I would have laughed—or thrown up—or run away. The idea of becoming a writer never even crossed my mind. As a kid, reading and writing were torture. I hated them both. After being […]… Continue reading Living with Dyslexia

Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and other parenting issues

There are often posts about children who have dyslexia, dyscalculia, and dysgraphia on the Waldorf homeschooling facebook groups. One of our children was diagnosed with all three of these some years ago, so I have some experience with dealing with this in combination with Waldorf homeschooling. I say “some experience” simply because one child does […]… Continue reading Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and other parenting issues