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Dyslexia and What We Know About Dyslexic Minds

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 […]

Spatial Learning: Dyslexics vs. Typical Readers

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 […]

Dyslexia: Internet Security and Visualization

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 […]

Amazing Jewell Loyd Wins WNBA Rookie of the Year!

Woo hoo! Dyslexic Advantage International Ambassador Jewell Loyd has won this year’s prestigious WNBA Rookie of the Year!

At just 21 years old, Jewell has led all WNBA rookies in scoring and free-throw percentages of greater than 90%!

Jewell beat NY rookie Kiah Stokes by 5 votes!

Dyslexic Advantage was thrilled to be mentioned by Sports Illustrated and the […]

Dyslexia and Movement: Master Dancer Aakash Odedra

“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 […]

Dyslexia and Invention: Chris Elsworthy and his ROBOX 3D Printer

“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 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 […]