This article can be read aloud or translated into over 70 languages by using the red ReciteMe button at top left. To close Reciteme, click the “X” at top right. This Q & A was originally published in Wired Magazine. Normally dyslexia is considered a handicap: a mental deficiency that makes reading, long-division and remembering whether letters and numbers face left or right difficult. Challenging this view, learning disabilities experts Brock and Fernette Eide argue that dyslexia is an alternative way brains can be wired – one with many advantages. Learning disabilities specialists Fernette and Brock Eide are the authors of* The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain*. They blog about the little appreciated benefits of dyslexia and run a private practice in the […]

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