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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]