Dyslexia

Concordia Now Article on our Dyslexia Studies

Individuals with dyslexia use a different visual sampling strategy to read text. Scientific Reports, 2021.

CURRENT STUDIES

Dyslexics do things differently: Studying attention and the dyslexia experience

We are currently recruiting ADULTS (18 years and older) WITH DYSLEXIA for both in person and online studies.

OnlineIn Person
Living in North America Aged 18-49 English speaking  In Montreal, Quebec at Concordia University Loyola campus in NDG
English speaking Between the age of 18-49  
Participants will be entered into a draw to earn a $100 amazon gift cardParticipant will receive $20 as compensation
Two-part study

Part 1: questionnaire lasting 20-40 minutes

Part 2: Attention task lasting 20 minutes Will receive two extra entries
This study will last 2 hours
To begin, click on the link belowFor more information please e-mail: dyslexiaexperiencestudy@gmail.com    
*Participants can participant in only the online OR in-person experiment, not both!*

Resources

Lime Connect: https://www.limeconnect.com/#our-stories

Lime connect is a network of university students and professional offering recruitment receptions, fellowship programs, scholarships and more.

Head Strong Nation: http://headstrongnation.org/adults

Head strong nations has resources for adults with dyslexia including video on using text-to-speech and speech to text technologies as well as tips and tricks for the workplace.

International Dyslexia Association: https://dyslexiaida.org/

The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity: http://dyslexia.yale.edu/

Resources in Canada:

Learning Disability Association of Canada: https://www.ldac-acta.ca/

Dyslexia Canada: https://www.dyslexiacanada.org

Dyslexia Canada provides recourses, community connecti9ons and resources for individuals with dyslexia.  

Dyslexia in Canada explained: https://itshardtoread.org/

Friends of dyslexia Inc: https://www.fodcanada.ca/

Montreal Center for Learning Disabilities: https://ldmontreal.ca/

The adult life kills coaching program: https://ldmontreal.ca/adult-ld-life-skills-program/

            Ambassadors program: https://ldmontreal.ca/ambassadors-program/

Resources in United States:

Eye to Eye: https://eyetoeyenational.org

Eye to eye is mentoring program for students with learning and attention issues in the U.S. Eye to eye also offers workshops and talks by senior students with leading differences as well as resources on learning differently.

Understood: https://www.understood.org

Provides helpful resources and supportive committees to parents, educators and adults with learning disabilities.

National Center for Learning disabilities: https://www.ncld.org