We Are The RESOLUTE

Dyslexia: Mascot, Tribute, Team. I wanted a mascot again. While teaching in the public schools for twenty years, I got to be part of many teams. I’ve been a Black Hawk Cougar, an Oak Hill Owl, and an Edmondson Stallion to name a few. Several years ago, in order to be...

4 for 4! I Found Dyslexia by Looking Only at Strengths

Even though the science world has learned SO much about dyslexia and it doesn’t carry quite the stigma that it once did, I think there’s still a tendency for much of society to automatically connect dyslexia to someone who sees things backwards, is a slow...

High School Reading Test Shows Steady Progress

Brandon began with me when he was about to start 8th grade. He did not talk until he was 4 years old. He had repeated a grade, had speech therapy for years starting in preschool, and had been in special education classes since Kindergarten. When I met him at the end...

Teacher Heads Up Packet

Dear Educator, I would like to give you a little bit of background on a common, genetically-caused brain wiring called dyslexia, since one (or more!) of your students is dealing with it this year. First of all, you may not realize how lucky you are to have one of...