“Throw your soldiers into positions whence there is no escape, and they will prefer death to flight. If they will face death, there is nothing they may not achieve. Officers and men alike will put forth their uttermost strength.” – Sun Tzu, The Art of War Ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu recognized that […]
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Jewel is a multi-platinum singer-songwriter, poet, and actress who found success playing in coffeehouses in San Diego where she was discovered by a music manager and signed with Atlantic Records in 1994. It was 1996 when her first album took off, climbing to #11 on Billboard’s Top 100. It has since sold 11 million […]
Sabrina Brazzo, former Principal Dancer at La Scala has put her experiences with dyslexia on the stage in Milan in a show entitled, My Life as an Artist – Stories of Ordinary and Extraordinary Dyslexia.
In the show, the audience hears her parents hearing their worries that their toddler isn’t talking, she doesn’t follow […]
“In the course of the 11 years of the family genetics project, many parents whose children had superior or very superior verbal reasoning shared with the research team how difficult it was to convince educators that their child had a learning disability. Frequently they reported being told that their child was bright and the problem […]
New York has a new Dyslexia Law thanks to Ptahra Jeppe and Assemblywoman (and long-time dyslexia advocate) Jo Anne Simon. Read more about the law HERE.
“I was literally in tears because now in New York State we are one step closer to all students getting the opportunity to be successful. ”
When Ptahra entered the […]
From Jason Yeatman’s laboratory at the University of Washington comes a deeper understanding of the visual challenges associated with dyslexia. Full report HERE.
“It is well established that visual sensitivity to motion is correlated with reading skills. Yet, the causal relationship between motion sensitivity and reading skills has been debated for more than thirty years…Here […]
How to Encourage Dyslexic Students in Engineering 1. PROTECT THEIR TIME. The best time to introduce students to engineering and technology is when they’re young – but young dyslexic students are often overwhelmed by academics which may leave them with little energy or time for building and making. Often active efforts must be taken to […]
There have been many famous dyslexic mathematicians throughout history. Today, math-gifted dyslexic students might find their outlet for numbers in careers such as finance and investing, or engineering in some aspect of computer technology.
Norbert Wiener of MIT was a computer pioneer who developed the field of cybernetics which profoundly impacted such diverse fields as […]