Piper Otterbein on Living With Dyslexia – This Girl is Awesome

There is nothing like watching sheer courage in action: “I can remember the first time I realized something was wrong. I can remember the first time I was told I have dyslexia. I can remember being in first or second grade when my teacher… sat me down and put five magnetic letters on the board, [Read More…]

My Son, Dyslexia, John Irving, and A Prayer for Owen Meany

My youngest son has a rare form of dyslexia, fewer than 3% of all dyslexics have this form of  the disorder. He’s working his tail off with a reading specialist twice a week for an hour, on top of daily drills and exercises. All told, I think my wife spends about six hours a week [Read More…]