Articles and Essays

Dr. Mindell devoted her entire professional career to language, helping students, executives and people from all fields bolster their writing, reading and communications skills. Here, you can find some of her essays and past works.

Poetry for Literacy (Part I)
The first of a series of essays about the teaching of literacy, the work that remains closest to my heart.

Words Fail Joyce
It is a supreme irony that the world’s master of language should be so sensitive to the ways in which language and literacy fail.

The gifted dyslexic: A case study with theoretical and educational implications
In a 1982 article for the Roeper Review, a gifted education journal, Dr. Mindell explores the practical problems of an unusually talented craftsman who is both dyslexic and epileptic, and whose school history is reviewed and evaluated.