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Because I’m Dyslexic – What About You?

Huge thanks to these amazing people who were willing to share about What They Do Because They’re Dyslexic. It’s because, not in spite of being dyslexic.

We spend so much time talking about, debating, and meticulously pouring over challenges, but what we should never forget to find a way for everyone to fly.

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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.” […]

Actor Michael Douglas Talks About Dyslexia

Regarding his son, Dylan:

Michael Douglas: “…His  auditory skills are staggering, like a lot of people who are dyslexic..Well, I think these issues make you tougher. Sticks and stones and smart… comments don’t bother you as much as you’re plowing ahead.”
Quinn Bradley: What you most proud about out of Dylan’s accomplishments in life?

Michael Douglas: I can’t believe […]

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. […]

The Problem with Schools Not Identifying Dyslexia

“I would often have parents say, “I think my child has dyslexia.” I would listen to their concerns, nodding my head and then when they finished speaking, I would explain that the education system does not use the term “dyslexia.” ” – Susanna Barbee, former school psychologist

Recently a former school psychologist penned an article in […]

Dyslexic Advantage Library of Math and Dyscalculia Resources [Premium]

Many dyslexic students benefit by visual, hands-on, schema-based, and other strategies to learn arithmetic and higher math. Contents include: Dyscalculia Handbook Nix the Tricks – (Teaching concepts and not just math ‘tricks’) Teaching Mathematics to Non-Sequential Learners Singapore Bar Model Strategy Strategies for Reducing Math Anxiety Spatial Reasoning for K-12 Teaching Through Feedback Dyslexia and […]
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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 […]