Discovering Dyslexia

Connecting parents and teachers to information and resources on dyslexia.

If you, your child or student are struggling to read, it just may be dyslexia, the cause of 80% of all severe reading difficulties. Yet remarkably, most teachers are not trained to even identify the signs of reading problems, much less deliver effective interventions. 

The good news is that there are now very effective reading programs, teaching techniques and assistive technology to help kids and adults read much more effectively. As an educator and parent, I want this website to help you understand dyslexia and connect with helpful resources as soon as possible, because the earlier reading problems are identified, the easier it is to raise reading ability, confidence and hope.

Our Mission: 
To help parents and teachers understand dyslexia and connect with helpful resources.
Our Vision:
A world in which reading difficulty is not a barrier to leading a rich and meaningful life.


Parent Guide ***Currently being updated. Watch for the 2018 version soon. 

Our Parent Guide is packed with all the information a parent with a struggling reader needs to know:

  • Dyslexia basics including symptoms, causes, methods of assessment and testing.
  • Comprehensive tables of state-by-state resources: schools, tutoring centers (180 that are free!), community organizations and more.
  • A parent primer on assistive technology including recommended software applications and helpful hardware.
  • A state-by-state list of dyslexia-related laws and what they mean for you as a parent.
  • Designed with the dyslexic reader in mind: friendly fonts, colors, spacing and loaded with images, tables and charts—because parents of dyslexics are often dyslexic, something we haven't forgotten!   More...


Many Countries, One Community

Whether you live in the United States, Canada or the United Kingdom, this site is designed to help you understand dyslexia and connect with resources in your community. We believe that reading and learning know no borders and that we are all one big community of readers and learners. Ultimately we hope to include Australia, New Zealand and even India (200 million English speakers), as we reach out further into the Anglosphere.    

Good Luck and Good Reading!

Note: This site is optimized for the dyslexic reader.
Font size, font style, background colours, and word density have been adjusted to improve readability.


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