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Fascinating New eBook Research For Primary School Children
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Fascinating New eBook Research For Primary School Children

It’s wonderful to see new eBook research looking at Australian children’s reading habits, especially in our growing digital age. New research out of Murdoch and Edith Cowan Universities in Western Australia has been released in a report published in Computers & Education, Volume 109, June 2017, Pages 187–196. This latest report sheds more light on...

Aulexic Earns Top 50 Dyslexia Blog Award!
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Aulexic Earns Top 50 Dyslexia Blog Award!

We were so thrilled and delighted to learn that Aulexic has been chosen among Feedspot’s Top 50 Dyslexia Blogs. Right now we’re ranking a beautifully healthy number 24 which I love because it shows how we have room to grow. The list is dynamic so who knows where we’ll be ranking tomorrow! I know there...

Identity-first vs Person-first Language: Proudly Dyslexic / Proudly Autistic
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Identity-first vs Person-first Language: Proudly Dyslexic / Proudly Autistic

I was recently discussing with a friend one aspect that’s highly controversial in the disability community: identity-first vs person-first language and the politically correct way to talk about people who are disabled. Here at Aulexic, we’re very careful about our wording in regard to disability. Because the truth is, we don’t want to have a...

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Famous Dyslexics List

We’re building a series of blog posts that talk about famous dyslexics from around the world and across time. We’re hoping the series becomes quite extensive so I thought a great way for people to navigate those posts is to have one single post that lists all of the people we’ve talked about or will...

The Amazing Launch of Jenna’s Truth
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The Amazing Launch of Jenna’s Truth

Monday’s launch of Jenna’s Truth was a fantastic night. We are so thrilled that it was well received. We had almost 80 people attend the event and a lot of fun was had by all. Fabulous Antz coffee (and tea and hot chocolate) was flowing, the cakes were delicious, and the conversation lively and engaged....

Front Page News!
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Front Page News!

We’re so thrilled to see Aulexic feature on the front page of our local Examiner newspaper this week but I wanted to share the rest of the interview I had with the wonderful Juanita Shepherd because a newspaper can only cover a tiny snippet of the great conversation we had. I love talking about Aulexic,...

Jenna’s Truth
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Jenna’s Truth

Jenna’s Truth by Nadia L. King We’re thrilled to announce the upcoming release of our first Y.A. Short Fiction book. Jenna’s just a teenager who wants to fit in. The popularity that she wanted though, quickly turns into infamy when two “well-meaning” friends spark a controversy that alters her life forever. What happens when the...

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Is Aulexic A ‘Real’ Publishing House?

“Dear Rebecca, I’m an author and I want to get my book published. I’ve been burnt by so-called publishing companies before. There are some shady characters out there who rave and cheer about how great the book is but then want thousands of dollars to ‘publish’ it. I know that nothing can be set in...

August 2016 Colour In Competition!
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August 2016 Colour In Competition!

Win The Shark Caller! This month I was delighted to attend a fabulous book launch at West Australian’s beautiful Aquarium, AQWA. While I was there, I picked up an extra copy of Dianne Wolfer’s new book, The Shark Caller. (I even had her sign it for our winner!) That’s this month’s magical prize! If your...

Author: Nadia L King
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Author: Nadia L King

Nadia L King was born in Dublin, Ireland in the 1970s. She was a tiny baby with a rather loud voice. Nadia loved to scribble in her parents’ books and took a long time to learn to read. Once she got started, she didn’t stop. She reads voraciously and enthusiastically. She is an overexcited person...