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Dyslexia and the Multi-Talented Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne, one of Disney’s most famous stars, has been an outspoken advocate for dyslexia. Bella is an actress, singer, dancer, writer, and social activist. Bella is bilingual with mixed Cuban, Irish, and Italian heritage.

Bella was able to play a character for Disney that had dyslexia and now she also has written a series […]

Advertising Agency – “Only Dyslexics Need Apply”

“We require people with a unique mind, so only dyslexics (like Steve) should apply.” – the Garage (advertising firm founded by former creative director for the world famous Saatchi and Saatchi), Chris Arnold.

From The Guardian, “Arnold said he does not care if the ad is seen as a discriminatory against non-dyslexics. “If you wanted […]

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Dyslexic Advantage Newsletter February – Archives

NEWSLETTER CONTENTS – Click on Link to Read in Newsletter  (pdf below to download)

New ADA Guidelines, Free Teacher Stuff (Math Bar Models for Place Value and More, Top Dyslexia App One Note), February Premium Magazine Preview, Mark Ruffalo Avengers Incredible Hulk – “I am Dyslexic”, Dyslexia Empathy, Wildlife – Ben Kilham and His Black Bears, MIT Media Lab Inventor: Nicholas […]

Starbucks Loses Discrimination Case to Supervisor with Dyslexia

“Dyslexia should not be invisible in the workplace.” – Fernette Eide MD Co-Founder Dyslexic Advantage

Yesterday, the BBC reported that the global coffee giant Starbucks lost a discrimination lawsuit to a supervisor, Meseret Kumulchew.

Meseret had let her employer know that she was dyslexic, had difficulty with words and numbers, and learned best by being shown […]

Congrats – Dyslexia and Space Pioneer David McComas Named to Princeton Physics

Congratulations to Space Pioneer and Dyslexic Advantage Board member Dr. David McComas on his being named yesterday Vice President to the prestigious Princeton Plasma Physics laboratory. He will also be a Professor of Astrophysics at Princeton University.

Dave has had a remarkable journey from being dubbed “slow” as a 4th grader who had struggled to read, […]