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Designing for Dyslexia

Despite the fact that dyslexics are over-represented in Art & Design, the field of User Design is surprisingly late to designing for dyslexia specifically in mind.

It may be that some design is as good as it is because there are already dyslexics in design teams leading the dominant tech companies such as Apple, Microsoft, […]

Why Children’s Art Matters

This is a nice reminder. Thanks, School of Life

 

By |April 30th, 2016|Categories: Art||Comments Off on Why Children’s Art Matters

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“I love to design.” – Tom Ford

Add leading American fashion designer Tom Ford to the list of accomplished dyslexic designers and film directors. Tom Ford is best known for his Tom Ford label of clothing and eyewear, but he was also film director for the Oscar-nominated film A Single Man, designer of clothing for the hit series Suits, and past creative […]

Dyslexia and Superhero Film Director Zack Snyder

With news that Batman vs. Superman just passed the $700 million globally, powerhouse film director Zack Snyder shares his story about dyslexia in Bloomberg.

Zack is known for a series of blockbuster movies, beginning with Dawn of the Dead, 300, Watchmen, Legends of the Guardians: the Owls of Ga’Hoole, and more recently Man of Steel […]

By |April 6th, 2016|Categories: Art, Being Dyslexic, Careers, N Strengths|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Dyslexia and Superhero Film Director Zack Snyder

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Higher Creativity of Dyslexic Children and Adolescents – New Research [Premium]

 “…dyslexic children around the age of 10 years old were found to be particularly creative in our study…” – Kapoula et al. University Paris PLOS One 2016: 11(3).
From creativity researchers in Europe, some striking new information about how well dyslexic students and adolescents performed on the Torrance Test of Creativity Thinking compared to non-dyslexic […]

By |March 25th, 2016|Categories: Art, Being Dyslexic, creativity, Dyslexic Advantages, Education, MIND strengths, Premium, Premium Content|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Higher Creativity of Dyslexic Children and Adolescents – New Research [Premium]

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Beautiful Minds – What New Research Shows Dyslexia and Artists Have in Common [Premium]

 BBC Science:  “…artists had increased neural matter in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery.

The research, published in NeuroImage, suggests that an artist’s talent could be innate…these detailed scans revealed that the artist group had significantly more grey matter in the area of the brain called the precuneus in the parietal lobe.”

From Cerebral Cortex […]

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