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Slysdexics are Teople Poo

I didn’t even know how to spell dyslexia until I found out I are one. Once, when making a joke about dyslexia, a woman scolded me, saying that it was degrading, offensive, and I shouldn’t make fun of people who struggle with this problem. To which I replied, “I joke for my apologize.” Since I […]

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Christmas with Pappy

Two things were certain when I visited my Grandfather, Pappy. He would tell me corny, over used jokes, and if there was anyone visiting, he’d squeeze my shoulder and say, “This is my grandson. I learned him how to fish.” He would then launch into a story about how we caught thirty-five fish the last […]

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Succeeding through dyslexia and other reading disabilities

Thirteen-hundred words to encourage those with dyslexia and reading disabilities. I wasn’t a smart kid. I wasn’t dumb either, but my dyslexia and the system I found myself in certainly made me feel that way. Reading was a challenge for me. Before I share my story, let me tell a little about myself today. As […]

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Learning Disability? Or Variations in Styles?

Learning Disability Challenges I’m a writer and a published author. No one knows I have a learning disability. Modern software provides the tools that help me overcome my reading disabilities and dyslexia. Reading disabilities are one of the most common problems challenging today’s students. This is especially prevalent among boys. Effective learning is dependent upon […]

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Something Smells Like Fraud

On two different occasions I have presented my check card to a store only to get declined for ‘suspicion of fraudulent activity’ for the previous week’s purchases. The most recent event occurred in February. I verify my account daily, so I was caught off guard when my card was declined as I attempted to make […]

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