bookDYSAlan Alda talks with Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, Dr. Fumiko Hoeft, and Dr. Manuel Casanova about recent advances in our understanding of the brain bases of Dyslexia as well as dyslexic strengths and advantages. This is the first in a series of videos from an event co-sponsored by Eye to Eye National and the Kildonan School. Besides being famous as an actor, Alan was the host of PBS Scientific American Frontiers for many years and inspiration for the Center for Communicating Science.

Watch Alan Alda Talks with the Eides About Dyslexia

“Alan Alda is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and author. A six-time Emmy Award and Golden Globe Award winner, he is best known for his starring roles as Captain Hawkeye Pierce in the TV series MAS*H and Arnold Vinick in The West Wing, and his supporting role in the 2004 film The Aviator as U.S. Senator Owen Brewster, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Stony Brook University and a founder and member of the advisory board of the university’s Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science [2] and the Future of Life Institute.”

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