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Designer David Kelley and Creative Confidence

Co-Founder of Stanford’s Design School and creativity company IDEO, David Kelley talks about his mission to encourage people in creative confidence. When visited Stanford, we had the privilege of talking with David who told us about his lifelong struggles with reading and writing and how many students in the arts and design seem to […]

5 Reasons to Say Dyslexia

What are the 5 Reasons to Say Dyslexia?

1. The Science.
Say Dyslexia because of Science. Dyslexia is supported by over a century of basic, clinical, and educational research. Why shouldn’t we connect day-to-day experiences with scientific understanding?

2. A Dyslexia-Appropriate Education.
Say Dyslexia because of Education. Unless dyslexia is recognized by name in our schools, students have not chance of having their […]

Dyslexia and The Dyslexic Advantage Revolution

The World, Dyslexia and the Dyslexic Advantage Revolution
“The world has many complex problems that need to be solved and I believe the dyslexic mind is built for solving these problems. We need all of our minds — both dyslexic and non-dyslexic — to sustain and advance our world. Like Singapore teaches us, our society […]

Dyslexic Advantage at the Capitol – HR 3033 – Nothing About Us Without Us

Dyslexia Advocacy Update |Nothing About Us Without Us (Latin: Nihil de nobis, sine nobis) is a phrase that may date back to Poland’s 1505 constitution, but it was embraced by disability activists and needs to be embraced by the dyslexia movement today.

Thanks to Dyslexic Advantage Board member Thomas G. West who met with Representative Lamar Smith […]

Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation – Leadership 2015

Incredible weekend at the Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation Leadership Conference in Norwalk, Connecticut. Imagine a full weekend of the world’s most intelligent creative thinkers together in one place, a TED-Aspen Ideas Festival-Clinton Global Event all rolled into one…. and add onto that – that most all attendees and speakers are dyslexic!

There is a […]

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 […]

What is Dysgraphia Video | Dyslexic Advantage

What is Dysgraphia? Dysgraphia is a specific disability that affects writing. The National Institues of Health (NIH) defines it like this: “Dysgraphia is a neurological disorder characterized by writing disabilities. Specifically, the disorder causes a person’s writing to be distorted or incorrect. In children, the disorder generally emerges when they are first introduced to writing. They […]
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