Pencil grips: Deep dive explainer and product reviews

Despite the introduction of various new productivity-centred technologies as we progress into the 21st century, the pencil has consistently retained its place as an invaluable tool for individuals of all ages. Whether it be during our journey through the educational system, in the workplace as adults or even in workrooms and home offices, pencils are […]

Buyer’s Guide: Top 5 Waterman Fountain Pens of 2020

For experienced calligraphists and typographers, and for greenhorns alike, the fountain pen offers an unrivalled sense of writing freedom. Researching and buying the perfect pen, however, is no mean feat. You’ll need to decide which features (such as the design, color, cartridges) are most important to you, while also considering your budget. Whatever your situation, […]

Learning Disabilities in 2019: Diagnosis, Assistive Technology, and Website Accessibility

Learning disabilities (LDs) have different names in different countries, but they all refer to a person’s problems with assimilating, processing and/or reproducing learning content in a typical manner. For the purposes of this article, we will focus on the American definition and diagnosis. According to the Learning Disabilities Association of America, a learning disability is […]

Deciphering Dyslexia: The Paradox of the Differently-Wired Brain

By Daria Costello Dyslexia has long been a generic term, even a terminological catch-all, encompassing a range of classifications, symptoms, and diagnoses. It’s remarkable how much disparity there is in understanding dyslexia and its causes and treatments, despite having been first identified and labeled by doctors in Europe over a century ago.[i] Generally recognized at its […]