Dyslexic empowerment: a beautiful startup

Dyslexic empowerment: a beautiful startup

AJ is a high school student, hockey player, and women’s jewelry entrepreneur who attributes his success at design and business to his dyslexia. He’s also generous; sales of his hats at his online store here benefit the work of NoticeAbility to empower other students with dyslexia. We caught up with AJ recently to share his dyslexic journey.

NoticeAbility:  How did your dyslexia shape your experience in school?

AJ: Right now I’m starting 11th grade, but in elementary school it was hard for me to learn because I was not as fast learning to read as the other kids in the class. That was true for me all the way into middle school. Then in 5th and 6th grade, I discovered jewelry making through…

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How can parents of older students keep supporting?

How can parents of older students keep supporting?

Late one night this summer we got an email from a mom asking for advice. We wanted to share this parent’s voice; it echoes the sense of desperation so many feel when trying to help their child notice their abilities. We hope our reply might spark a connection or motivate one parent to take action for their child, and the entire dyslexic community.

Hi NoticeAbility, I am reaching out to you from across the world.  I have a dyslexic son who is now in his twenties, highly intelligent and functional.  He successfully completed high school…

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A Dyslexia Empowerment Story: Finding Hope in Community

A Dyslexia Empowerment Story: Finding Hope in Community

We welcome people who connect with our mission to reach out with their stories. We can't share them all, but we want to offer inspiration to those parents and young people out there who want to know they are not alone, we ‘get it’, and there is a path forward. The story we’re sharing below is one of a lifelong journey through what it means to be dyslexic; to embrace what makes you uniquely powerful, capable, and extraordinary.

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