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Leonardo Da Vinci and Evidence for His Dyslexia [Premium]

“As a researcher, working over two decades with hundreds of children and adults with dyslexia, I’m convinced that Leonard Da Vinci was dyslexic.” – Dr Maryann Wolf, author Proust and the Squid Check out this brief excerpt from the Smithsonian’s program  on Leonardo Da Vinci. Although theories abound, Dr. Wolf, one of the world’s leading experts […]
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Dyslexia and Beautiful Consenses – The Incredible Connectedness of Sally Taylor

Amazing artist, philosopher, musician Sally Taylor share her dyslexia story and her creation of a new way of communication, art-making, and perception. Sally’s brainchild is Consenses, a global collaboration of 140 artists around the world (all of the MIND strengths!).

We’re thrilled that Sally and her husband Dean Bragonier of NoticeAbility will be coming to our […]

Redefining Dyslexia Based On Strengths

We’ve often expressed our view that the true core features associated with dyslexic minds are their strengths. In other words, the reading, spelling, and other academic challenges that people usually think of as the essence of dyslexia are really “side effects” of having a mind that’s wired to be good at other things.

 

Identifying Dyslexic […]

New Evidence for Dyslexic Strengths in 3D Spatial Reasoning

This week we’re discussing M-Strengths, or reasoning about the position, form, and movement of objects 3D space. M-Strengths are one of the four categories of MIND-Strengths, or abilities associated with dyslexic processing, that we discuss in our book, The Dyslexic Advantage.

Past Evidence For High 3D Spatial Ability In Dyslexia

Historically, many important dyslexia researchers, beginning […]

M-Strengths: 3D Spatial Reasoning and Dyslexia

 

Today we’ll focus on M-Strengths. M-Strengths is short for Material Reasoning, and it’s one of the four MIND-Strengths, or strengths associated with dyslexic processing. (We discussed the MIND-Strengths in yesterday’s post here if you missed it).

What Are M-Strengths Good For?

M-Strengths are the abilities to reason about the position, form, and movement of objects 3D […]

Update on Dyslexic Advantage M-Strengths Survey

Our deepest thanks to the over 600 adults who’ve already participated in the survey on M-Strengths! Due to your help, the Dyslexic Advantage community is truly going to revolutionize the understanding of what it means to be dyslexic!

Because the survey is still ongoing we don’t want to bias the responses of those who haven’t […]

The Perfect Road Trip Companion For People With Dyslexia

During the coming months many of us will be spending lots of time on road trips. If
you’re dyslexic yourself or have a dyslexic child, we’ve found something that can make those long drives a lot more interesting.

It’s the Roadside Geology Series from Mountain Press Publishing Company.

Since the first book in the series was published in 1972, […]