Dyslexia and Sailing [PREMIUM]

Dyslexia and Sailing [PREMIUM]

Paul Elvstrom is often recognized by many in the racing world as the greatest sailor who ever lived. Severely dyslexic, Elvstrom struggled greatly in school, but found sailing intuitive. His success in winning four consecutive Olympic gold medals involved not only intuition, but also strategic thinking, serial innovation, and intense physical training.   In the […]

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America’s Greatest Designers, CHUCK HARRISON [PREMIUM]

America’s Greatest Designers, CHUCK HARRISON [PREMIUM]

 Chuck Harrison‘s designs are so ubiquitous that it’s said that every household in America has something designed by him. Growing up in rural Louisiana, Chuck’s first attempts at design involved the building of a “skate box” when he attached wheels to an old two-by-four, creating an early version of a skateboard. Chuck’s father was […]

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Dyslexia: The Twenty-Something Years [PREMIUM]

Dyslexia: The Twenty-Something Years [PREMIUM]

“These are the years when it will be easiest to start the lives we want. And no matter what we do, the twenties are an inflection point- the great reorganization – a time when the experiences we have disproportionately influence the adult lives we will lead.” –  Meg Jay, author of The Defining Decade “Life for […]

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Dyslexic Entrepreneur’s Advice for the Road [Premium]

Dyslexic Entrepreneur’s Advice for the Road [Premium]

Great advice from Stephen Key at Additude. For many adult dyslexics, running your own business is the best way to build on strengths and create a positive working environment. Stephen offers the following helpful advice for those at the beginning their journey. "1. I...

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Dyslexia and Medical School – AMA Journal of Ethics [Premium]

Dyslexia and Medical School – AMA Journal of Ethics [Premium]

In an important article published in the AMA Journal of Ethics, physicians call for mandatory dyslexia training for medical school faculty. The article presents the case of a 1st year dyslexic medical student who excelled in college and in clinical research, but who is conflicted about whether to disclose his dyslexia to faculty and fellow […]

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