Author Don Winn Instagram Articles

Author Don Winn is on Instagram. Here are links to featured articles from his Instagram feed about dyslexia, parenting, and his books.

A small yellow flower grows out of a crack in concrete. Quote: when a flower doesn't bloom, you fix the environment in which it grows, not the flower. Quote attribution: Alexander Den Heijer

July 2022 Author Newsletter
Read it online here!

This month’s newsletter is all about embracing neurodiversity.
Learn more about the effect of dyslexia on adult relationships in an interview conducted by Darren Clarke of @succeedwithdyslexia.
And be sure to bookmark a fascinating research study that investigated the question of whether audio books are “legitimate” ways for dyslexic students to read? Find out the results and keep this study in mind as a great addition to your advocacy toolbox!

Dyslexia can take a toll on relationships when it’s not fully understood. How can couples dealing with dyslexia improve their relationships? Every relationship is different, but perhaps you will find some helpful advice from a couple living with dyslexia. Find out more in this video interview by Darren Clarke, director of Succeed with Dyslexia.

Check out the new article by Don M. Winn published in the May 2022 issue of Dystinct magazine called Helping Dyslexic Students Work Smarter.

You can read the magazine for free through various apps, including Libby, Zinio, Magsfast, and Magster. You can also download the Dystinct app.

Click here to see the issue highlights and links to read it.

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Check out my April 2022 Author Newsletter. Look for information about a holistic view of learning, how children’s brains make meaning out of their experiences, a little bit of fun with puppies and Texas history, and an upcoming webinar about using creativity to enhance academic performance for dyslexic learners.

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Check out my January 2022 Author Newsletter. Making learning fun means engaging all the senses. See some ways to make learning science, history, and geology fun for kids.

If you like my newsletter, please subscribe to the Don Winn Author Newsletter. I send it out quarterly, with an extra occasional short special announcement once or twice a year.

If you’re looking to give books as gifts anytime soon, here are some great suggestions for parents and educators as well as some audience favorites for preschoolers and elementary-school-age kids, including chapter books about a 12-year-old knight and a variety of picture books portraying modern fables for kids of all ages.

If you like my newsletter, please subscribe to the Don Winn Author Newsletter. I send it out quarterly, with an extra occasional short special announcement once or twice a year.

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month! Check out my October 2021 Don M. Winn author newsletter for some interesting information about recent research studies that may lead to even earlier detection of dyslexia, plus some great books for parents and educators about helping kids with dyslexia thrive!

If you like my newsletter, please subscribe to the Don Winn Author Newsletter. I send it out quarterly, with an extra occasional short special announcement once or twice a year.

Check out my July 2021 Don Winn author newsletter, with information about how knowing family history helps kids. Also how to increase kids’ vocabularies and how to start discussions that will help build positive body image in kids.

If you like my newsletter, please subscribe to the Don Winn Author Newsletter. It comes out quarterly, with an extra occasional short special announcement once or twice a year.

Learn why workplace anxiety is so common among adult dyslexics and some tips that can help make things more manageable.

Read the full article: Dyslexia Anxiety in the Workplace. (audio available)

Getting lost in the moment can be described as being so immersed in something, usually something enjoyable, that you completely lose track of all time. Distractions ebb away, as do all other concerns. Everything else in your life is put on hold. If you’re an adult, chances are those lost-in-time moments are few and far between. It may even begin to feel like a selfish indulgence since we have so many responsibilities. Interestingly, according to an article published by Harvard University back in 2011, this can become a significant source of unhappiness.

Read the full article: Getting Lost in the Moment. (audio available)

Read my May 2021 Don Winn Author Newsletter about Teaching Kids to Manage Worry and Anxiety. It also has articles on long-term strategies for reducing reading anxiety, supporting kid with dyslexia emotionally, and a new type of packaging of reading instruction techniques that parents might want to be aware of.

If you like my newsletter, please subscribe to the Don Winn Author Newsletter. It comes out once every two months, with an extra occasional short special announcement once or twice a year.

Read my March 2021 Don Winn Author Newsletter about Self-Care for Families. Learn why it’s important for parents to prioritize self-care, how they can model it for their kids, and tips for practicing self-care as a family. Interesting fact: reading together with your kids can function as an important form of self-care.

This article on Self-Care for Families features highlights from a recent interview with psychologist Dr. Dan Peters about the importance of self-care for parents and for families and why we need to model this for our kids.

Read my January 2021 Newsletter and how to meet the psychological challenges of distance learning, discover the power of stories during difficult times, and figure out if your child has too much homework.

Check out my November 2020 Newsletter and find out how to get a free eBook! My short children’s novel Mystery of the White Knight is available from Amazon for free from November 2-November 6 only!

This newsletter also features a great interview by Yurika Vu about raising a happy child despite reading difficulties and an interview with reading specialist Faith Borkowsky about helping kids with dyslexia and other learning difficulties during distance learning.

And don’t forget to check out the November Newsletter for a gift guide with featured kids’ books by Don M. Winn!

Author Don Winn is on Instagram. Here are links to featured articles from his Instagram feed about dyslexia, parenting, and his books.