Alan Alda talks with Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, Dr. Fumiko Hoeft, and Dr. Manuel Casanova about recent advances in our understanding of the brain bases of Dyslexia as well as dyslexic strengths and advantages. This is the first in a series of videos from an event co-sponsored by Eye to Eye National and […]
Visual Scientist Matthew Schneps of the Smithsonian finds ‘dyslexic advantage’ reading visual scenes.
Dr. Matthew Schneps, director of the Lab for Visual Learning at the Smithsonian has found a heightened ability to read visual scenes among severe life-long dyslexics vs. typical readers.
Excerpt: “People with dyslexia, who face lifelong struggles with reading, exhibit numerous associated low-level […]
If Barrett Lyon’s life reads like incredible cyberthriller, it’s because it is one – after struggling in school because of dyslexia, he discovered expertise at computers in middle school, and soon was managing his schools’ computer network. When investigating a vulnerability in Network Solutions, he accidentally caused AOL to go down for 3 days […]
“As a dyslexic I have always found written English difficult, but inside I always had something to say. By gesturing through hands and eyes, I found I could say things with my body that I could not say in any other way. – Aakash Odedra, master dancer
Aakash could not spell his name until the […]
“One of the driving forces behind this project is that my oldest son is also quite badly dyslexic, but he exceeds in making things and he’s already very good at analyzing objects to see how things work – he takes them apart.”
Fernette Eide of Dyslexic Advantage talks to dyslexic CEO inventor of the 3d printer […]
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 […]