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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 […]

Dyslexia and Movement: Master Dancer Aakash Odedra

“As a dyslexic I have always found written English difficult, but inside I always had something to say. By gesturing through hands and eyes, I found I could say things with my body that I could not say in any other way. – Aakash Odedra, master dancer

Aakash could not spell his name until the […]

Richard Branson’s Advice to Dyslexics

“If anyone ever puts you down for having dyslexia, don’t believe them. Being dyslexic can actually be a big advantage, and it has certainly helped me.” – Sir Richard Branson, Virgin.com

Kudos Sir Richard Branson for sharing his advice to a 9 year old girl today on his blog about being dyslexic.

He continued: “Don’t let it […]

Read This Font to Better Understand Reading with Dyslexia

A talented UK designer, Daniel Britton has designed a font to help people better understand what it’s like reading with dyslexia.

From Fast Company, “According to Britton, he’s not trying to recreate the visual experience of dyslexia, which he thinks is ridiculously mischaracterized in the media. “At least in the UK, awareness ads will represent text as seen […]

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 […]