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Steven Spielberg and Roald Dahl in BFG

Much to the delight of millions of people everywhere, Steven Spielberg brought Roald Dahl’s BFG to the movie screen. Spielberg has ‘come out’ about his dyslexia (see below) and he seems to be discussing it more and more when the topic comes up in interviews.

Of course, many believe Roald Dahl was himself dyslexic as one of […]

Dyslexia – How to Thrive

“Self-esteem is not an internal quality fed by easy success and diminished by failure. It is a positive way of experiencing yourself when you are fully engaged and are using your ability to the utmost in pursuit of something of value.” – Dr. Carol Dweck, Stanford University, Mindfulness

“…to do poorly in school is evidence […]

Dyslexia and Dav Pilkey – Captain Underpants and More

Dav Pilkey is the prolific author and illustrator of the popular Captain Underpants series. Dav is both dyslexic and ADHD.

From The Guardian:

“How do you pronounce your name?

It’s Dave and the reason, I think, people get mixed up is because it’s spelt “Dav”, which is untraditional. I used to work at Pizza Hut – do […]

Dyslexic Geochemist and Father of Global Warming Dr. Wally Broecker

” I was not a reader. I was dyslexic and I still am…I didn’t know it at the time. All I knew is I could never read out loud. That was always a disaster because I’d miss too many words, make too many mistakes. And the more nervous you get the worse you are.” […]