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An inspiring British film focusing on the abilities of those with Dyslexia.

Dyslexia An Unwrapped Gift (part 1 of 2) by Silva Productions

A graphic designer who has dyslexia has created a typeface that reduces the number of reading errors and reduces reading fatigue for some people. It's not a cure-all of course, but it is an interesting step in the right direction.

Bold Stroke: New Font Helps Dyslexics Read [Slide Show]: Scientific American

A short movie about the typeface by the creator


The "Relative Age Effect" can have many impacts on a child's educational experience. A new report by researchers at UBC suggests that it can even lead to an incorrect diagnosis.

ADHD may be overdiagnosed in youngest classmates


Do you have a student who seems incredibly lazy? Intentionally forgetful? Absolutely unmotivated? Deliberately late? Do you feel like a broken record? Take a look at this helpful article on Executive Dysfunction.

Lazy Kid or Executive Dysfunction?


A new film is being premiered at the Sundance Film Festival this year by director James Redford called The D Word: Understanding Dyslexia. It hasn't been released yet but the trailer certainly looks interesting.

The D Word: Understanding Dyslexia


Listen to Cheryl Topping being interviewed on CBC's Close to Home by host Carmen Klassen. Look for the audio file under 'Featured Audio'.



An interesting article on the relationship between diet and ADHD. An improvement in 64% of the children in the study is extremely significant.

Study supports restricted diet for kids with ADHD


A video about how tutoring can 'rewire' the brain of children with dyslexia.

Reading & the Brain: Rewiring the brain


Is My Child Dyslexic? A fact sheet for parents.


Helping your child with Non-verbal Learning Disability


Dyscalculia. An explanation of this math learning disability.