No Dumb Questions!

27 Mar

No Dumb Questions!

I’d like to announce a new blog created by a London literacy advocate.  

John Dyson, who works with TD Canada Trust, has been affected by an invisible disability all of his life – a learning disability.  John reads well, but has difficulty with writing and spelling.

Thanks to adaptive technology, in particular, Dragon Naturally Speaking, John has been able to overcome his challenges.  

Please take a few minutes to visit John’s blog and experience his story. 


A special moment from Facing Off with Literacy

20 Nov

At the end of Facing Off with Literacy I had a chance to speak with some of the attendees about the address from 2 time NHL coach of the year and literacy advocate, Jacques Demers. “Surprising” and “Inspiring” were the words that i heard the most but there was one opinion that stood out for me. It was from a local teacher who simply stated “I don’t know if he was awful, or brilliant…” Continue reading

Rita at Facing Off with Literacy

1 Nov

On november 10th I will be at the London Convention Centre for Facing Off with Literacy, a celebration of the trials, triumphs and life of Senator Jacques Demers. A 2 time NHL coach of the year, Jacques will recount his life as a top NHL coach while Continue reading