This blog is maintained by Davis Dyslexia Association International.   Our main web site is at

We provide training and information about the methods pioneered by Ronald Dell Davis, as described in the book,  The Gift of Dyslexia.

The purpose of this blog is to provide information and commentary about issues related to dyslexia and learning, and to complement the offerings at our web site and via our other publications. We also wish to foster dialogue by allowing encouraging to post comments and observations.

This blog is managed by Abigail Marshall, the DDAI webmaster and information services director. Abigail has managed all DDAI web sites since 1995, and is the author of two books on dyslexia, The Everything Parent’s Guide to Children with Dyslexia, and When your child has … Dyslexia.

Our contributors include:

Ann Cook,  an educator from New Zealand.

Cathy Cook,  a Licensed Davis Facilitator from Missouri.

Sharon Conwell, a part-time educator and freelance writer.

Thom Cross, a student at SUNY Buffalo.

Felicity Dryer, a health writer and parent of an autistic child.

Bency George, a free lance writer interested in management training.

, the founder of a company to create chapter books for struggling readers.

Marcia Maust, a Davis Specialist and Supervisor and editor of The Dyslexic Reader.

Jonathan Mooney, author of  Learning Outside the Lines and The Short Bus.

Geoff Nixon, founder of Gemm Learning online brain training and reading programs.

Dionysis Papachristodoulou, a  dyslexic adult who writes about creativity and learning.

Matthew Piatrafetta, founder of <a href=””>Academic Approach Tutoring</a>.

Tom Rose, co-founder of Testive,  a modern SAT/ACT prep experience.

Hilary Smith,  a parent and free lance writer.

Nancy Thomason, test preparation expert.

Karen Tomita, a Japanese language educator.

Amy Kristine Williams, mother of two, social worker, and positive parenting advocate.

We welcome contributions from authors, bloggers, and educational professionals. If you would like to apply to become a guest contributor, please review our Guidelines for Posting and follow the steps outlined on our Guest Contributors page.