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World Says Goodbye to Sports Legend Muhammad Ali

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it—then I can achieve it.” – Muhammad Ali

One of the world’s greatest sporting figures, Muhammad Ali passed away on Friday.  He was the world’s  only 3x heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic Gold Medalist.  He had a record 56 wins – 5 losses and became […]

Advice for Actors – Especially Dyslexic Ones

 From accomplished actor Lloyd Everitt, the youngest actor to play Othello at Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre in London:
1. Know yourself
Observe your sound and reactions from outside. Then, once you’ve found your essence, protect it. It’s what defines you as an actor. Or, to put that another way, a lot of actors pick on successful actors […]

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 […]

My Teacher Shamed a Dyslexic and Illiterate Me. Now I’m An Author.

“As a child, I wasn’t taught the importance of an education, let alone how to use an adjective. I lived in the projects, and it smelled of despair. The only way out was by playing professional ball or hustling….That’s far from my life today. My belly now hungers for the verbs and the adjectives, […]

Daymond John and How He Sees His Dyslexia as an Advantage

“I see the world in a different way than most people and for me that’s been a positive thing.” – Daymond John, FUBU CEO, investor on TV Shark Tank

Kudos to Daymond John who shares that he is “Blessed with Dyslexia” in his Twitter page. As October National Dyslexia Awareness Month, the community gives a huge […]

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 […]

Father of Modern Gospel Music, 7x Grammy Dyslexic Songwriter and Performer Andrae Crouch

The world says goodbye to legendary gospel musician Andrae Crouch who was a seven-time Grammy award winner who led choirs for Michael Jackson’s Man in the Mirror and wrote songs such as My Tribute (To God Be the Glory) and Soon and Very Soon which was sung at Jackson’s memorial service. He received an […]