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George Clooney and Dyslexia

“When George was 8 years old, he was diagnosed with dyslexia,” his mother said in 2006.

Like most bright dyslexics, she said, he learned to compensate. “George got through school by charming his teachers.” George’s 2nd grade teacher recalled, “I knew putting the Clooney kids at the front of the stage would attract some attention,” […]

Actor Michael Douglas Talks About Dyslexia

Regarding his son, Dylan:

Michael Douglas: “…His  auditory skills are staggering, like a lot of people who are dyslexic..Well, I think these issues make you tougher. Sticks and stones and smart… comments don’t bother you as much as you’re plowing ahead.”
Quinn Bradley: What you most proud about out of Dylan’s accomplishments in life?

Michael Douglas: I can’t believe […]

Life’s Insights with Henry Winkler – Dyslexia, Tenacity, and More

“He got his diploma in the mail only after taking the same geometry class eight times in a row over the course of four years, during the summers and regular school semesters, and finally passing with a D-.

“All of that humiliation, and all of that frustration, and all of that lack of self,” Winkler […]

Whoopi Goldberg on her Dyslexia

“The advantage of dyslexia is that my brain puts information in my head in a different way.” – Whoopi Goldberg in her interview Quinn Bradlee of Friends of Quinn

Whoopi Goldberg is one of the few people in the world who has been honored with an Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and Oscar Award for her work as […]

Actor Film Producer Channing Tatum on Being Dyslexic

“I’ve learned more from people than I have from school or from books…” – Channing Tatum, actor and film producer

“I have never considered myself a very smart person, for a lot reasons. Not having early success on that one path messes with you….you get lumped in classes with kids with autism and Down Syndrome, […]