INSIGHT— THE AHA! PROCESS Insights are “Aha!” moments, when you suddenly see the answer to a problem. The insight process takes all the small bits of information your brain has gathered, looks at them without ruling anything out, and connects them together in a unique way to solve a problem. Insight is how you generateContinue reading “CREATIVITY: INSIGHTS”


Dyslexic brains have trouble learning the correct scripts to connect sounds with written letters. You have problems storing the scripts in the left side of your brains as sight words. This gives you problems remembering the right words or breaking words down into their separate sounds. You continue to sound the words out every time.Continue reading “READING IS HARD WORK FOR DYSLEXICS”


For most people learning to read is just like learning to do any other skill. Beginning readers:             Left Hemisphere Right Hemisphere   1) see the letters and hear the sounds   2) attach the sounds to the letters 3) practice putting sounds to groups of letters as words   4) create scripts that tellContinue reading “HOW WE LEARN TO READ”

What You Need To Read Fluently

WHERE READING GOES WRONG This is a hard topic. There is a lot that experts don’t know yet about the brain or how people read. This is because… THE BRAIN IS A COMPLICATED PLACE.Because the brain is so complicated, nobody’s brain is wired perfectly for all of the jobs we need it to do. ButContinue reading “What You Need To Read Fluently”


“Why me?” is the big question for most dyslexics. But people also want to know if it is something genetic, and if it is something that happens in other writing systems too. We’ll talk about: ● All cultures have people who are dyslexic● Dyslexia runs in families● Both boys and girls can be dyslexic● ClinicalContinue reading “DYSLEXICS WANT TO KNOW “WHY ME?””


            Dyslexia is a hard subject. There’s a lot people don’t know about it. And there’s a lot that people think they know, but is wrong. In this post, we’re going to talk about: What dyslexia isn’t  What dyslexia is How dyslexia affects people WHAT DYSLEXIA ISN’T             There are so many misunderstandings about dyslexia,Continue reading “WHAT DYSLEXIA IS NOT, AND WHAT IT IS”

What We’re Going to Talk About

Anything that involves the brain is complicated, and dyslexia is no different. But we’re going to try to answer some of the big questions about dyslexia: What went wrong? Why me? How can I fix it? We’ll look at what dyslexia is, and what it isn’t. We’ll talk about how the wiring of a dyslexic’sContinue reading “What We’re Going to Talk About”