Libraries Display Dyslexia!

Informational Display in your School or Library!

Many libraries and schools are happy to provide space for a informational or bulletin board displays. Ask your school or library to display flyers, handouts, reading & audio material on dyslexia.

Suggested reading: Dyslexia and our Public Libraries

Suggested materials below:

  1. Dyslexia Awareness Month Proclamation signed by Governer Brown
  2. Poster introducing dyslexia
    (Click here to view premade posters.)
  3. Signs & Symptoms
  4. Description of new legislation
  5. Famous Dyslexics
  6. Books
    If your library doesn’t have any of the books available, ask them to consider purchasing the books or consider donating them to the library. The library will need a few weeks lead time to pull requested books for display. They can also order books with a 4-6 week lead time.

    • Resource Books
      • Proust and the Squid by Maryanne Wolf
      • The Dyslexic Advantage by Brock and Fernette Eide
      • The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan by Ben Foss
      • Overcoming Dysleixa by Sally Shaywitz
      • Parenting a Struggling Reader by Susan Hall and Louisa Moats
      • Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocay: The Special Education Survival Guide by Pam and Pete Wright
    • Books for Children
      • It’s Called Dyslexia by Jennifer MooreMallinow
      • Thank you, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco
      • If You’re so Smart, How Come You Can’t Spell Mississippi? by Barbara Esham
      • The Alphabet War: A Story About Dyslexia by Diane Burton Robb
      • Tom’s Special Talent by Kate Gaynor
    • Authors with Dyslexia
      • Henry Winkler – The Hank Zipper series
      • Patricia Polacco
      • Dav Pilkey –  Captain Underpants series
      • John Irving – The World According to Garp
      • Victor Villasenor Burro – Genius; Rain of Gold
      • Avi – The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
      • F. Scott Fitzgerald
      • Agatha Christie
  7. Video loop of “What is dyslexia?” by Kelli Sandman-Hurley
    Check if the library can dedicate a computer to show this video.
  8. Handouts

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