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The Dyslexic Pioneer Behind Wildlife Conservation – Sir Peter Scott

Peter Scott was just 2 years old when his father, the Naval officer and Antartic explorer Robert Falcon Scott died in the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition. In his father’s last letter to his mother, a talented sculptor (she had been a student of Rodin), he said: “make the boy interested in natural history if […]

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 […]

Visual Perception Art from Oakes Twins with Dyslexia

Amazing visual perceptual art work from Trevor and Ryan Oakes, two extremely talented New York Artists who are profoundly dyslexic. Their work hangs in many art museums and has been called “one of the most original breakthroughs in the rendering of visual space since the Renaissance.” 

“In the old days, the dyslexic boys had taken […]

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 Talent in the Family Father-Daughter Artists Michael and Elena Orwick

Quite commonly both dyslexia and talent run in the same family. We recently had the pleasure of talking to Michael and  precocious 10 year-old Elena Orwick, a father and daughter from Oregon who share both dyslexia and artistic sensibility. In fact, The duo have had the pleasure of sharing a few art gallery showings together […]

The Wonderful Art of Dyslexic Artist Jim McCarthy

“Thinking primarily with images, dyslexic people also tend to develop very strong imaginations. They use a picture or feeling based reasoning process to solve problems rather than a verbal one. If they are at first confused (or intrigued), they will mentally move around an object and look at it from different viewpoints or angles. […]

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 […]