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Our Vision is a World Where Dyslexic Individuals are Known for their Strengths

5 Tips for Resilience and Dyslexia

Dyslexia and Resilience: The word resilience comes from the Latin word resilere, meaning to rebound. The first known use of the word resilience was when a person wanted to refer to a type of wood that would carry sudden and severe loads without break. Well, that’s exactly what we want to encourage in our […]

Dyslexia and Strengths: Interview with Dean Bragonier – Notice Ability

Notice Ability is the brain child of Executive Dyslexic Dean Bragonier, a serial entrepreneur and most recently non-profit leader who has launched his own non-profit to foster strength-based afterschool programs for dyslexic students.

Dean will begin his 50 mile “Round the Island Swim” July 11th in order to fundraise for Notice Ability.

Brock and I first […]

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Dyslexia Now: Open Letter to Arne Duncan Secretary of Education

Many of you know Kyle Redford  – Huffpo lifelong teacher, dyslexia blogger and mom and major contributor to The Big Picture Movie. She’s written an Open Letter to Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. It’s a wake up call for the U.S. Department of Education regarding dyslexic students and dyslexia training for teachers.

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Dyslexia and Dr Toby Cosgrove: “Everyone Told Me Not to Become a Heart Surgeon. I Did It Anyway.”

Dyslexia in the OR – Toby Cosgrove was an innovative cardiac surgeon who pioneered multiple novel heart procedures (like minimally invasive mitral valve surgery) and technologies (over 30 patents) before he turned his innovative mind to creating the Cleveland Clinic’s Venture Capital Company.

Cosgrove is also dyslexic – and he joins the ranks of many […]

Amazing Jack Horner – Dyslexia and the Geniuses Behind Jurassic World

What do you get when you combine two visionaries with dyslexia?  Answer: A Movie Box Office Blockbuster! Jurassic World just smashed lifetime box office records by taking in over 1 billion dollars in the shortest time ever.

MacArthur Genius Dinosaur Hunter and very loud and proud dyslexic Jack Horner (yay) is the man behind the Jurassic World […]