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[PREMIUM] ACTING WITH SYMPATHY – Actress Sally Hawkins in The Shape of Water

In an other-worldly movie, The Shape of Water, Sally Hawkins plays an isolated and mute cleaning lady who develops an unusually empathetic relationship to an Amazonian Fish-Man. It’s definitely an Oscar-worthy performance and the film has already won a Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Sally, who has dyslexia, may have been a natural […]

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The Guardians of the Galaxy 2 are Dyslexic !

 Guardians of the Galaxy 2 has cruised to over $730 million global earnings this past week with both Gamora (Zoe Saldana) and Drax (Dave Bautista) sharing their dyslexia with fans.

It’s becoming increasingly common for Hollywood headliners to share their back story and include details about being dyslexic. Zoe mentioned her dyslexia to the New York […]

Congrats Jennifer Aniston – World’s Most Beautiful Woman 2016 and She’s Dyslexic!

Congrats to Jennifer Aniston who was named by People Magazine as the “World’s Most Beautiful Woman 2016”!

Jennifer Aniston may be one of the most gorgeous stars in Hollywood, but she was still humbled and “very, very flattered” when she first heard the news that she was being named the Most Beautiful Woman in the World. ”

How does […]

Dyslexia and Academy Award Winning Actress Octavia Spencer

“When I was 6 and starting to pick books for myself, that’s when I found out I wasn’t a great reader and that it had a name…the words got jumbled up…dyslexia! I didn’t like reading, and then I was introduced to Encyclopedia Brown, my first boy friend…” – Octavia Spencer, Academy Award winning actress.

Octavia […]

Dyslexia and Actress Liv Tyler

 

“I’m really dyslexic. I can’t spell at all, it’s embarrassing. I’ll spell the same word completely differently in the same sentence, my diary is a disaster..I can’t even read it sometimes…”

Actress Liv Tyler is known by many as the elf maiden Arwen Evenstar from the Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Liv started her modeling […]

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Dyslexia and the Multi-Talented Bella Thorne

Bella Thorne, one of Disney’s most famous stars, has been an outspoken advocate for dyslexia. Bella is an actress, singer, dancer, writer, and social activist. Bella is bilingual with mixed Cuban, Irish, and Italian heritage.

Bella was able to play a character for Disney that had dyslexia and now she also has written a series […]

Goldie Hawn and her Dyslexia

Goldie and Her Dyslexia: “School was difficult for me. However, I was a happy child, so I always signed my papers, ‘Love, Goldie.’ ” – Goldie Hawn, Academy Award-Winning Actress, Film Director and Producer, and Founder of the Hawn Foundation

Goldie Hawn, who some of us will remember go her start on ‘Laugh-In’.
Playing a ‘dumb […]

Angelina Jolie – Different is Good

Thanks Angelina Jolie for her “Different is Good” speech. at the Kids’ Choice awards this past week.

Jolie: “When I was little…I was told I was different and I felt out of place, and the one day I realized something…something I hope you all realize…different is good.

So… don’t fit in, don’t sit still, don’t ever try to […]

Jennifer Aniston Talks About Her Dyslexia

Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress, director, producer Jennifer Aniston recently shared to Hollywood Reporter how she discovered that she was dyslexic in her 20’s.

Excerpt: “She doesn’t read much, the result of the dyslexia that impacted her education and self-image, which wasn’t diagnosed until she was in her early 20s…My eyes would jump four words […]