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Dyslexia Wow – Diagnosing Dyslexia From Its Strengths

Want to know one of the first things that made us question whether dyslexia was really “just a disorder”? It was when we realized we could often spot a dyslexic person based on something they did really well, not just from their problems. We’d see an invention, or a building, or a movie, or […]

Sensory Distraction and High Creativity

Interesting report from Northwestern University found that people with “leaky attention” are more likely to have higher levels of real-world creativity.

Excerpt:

“…creative achievement in our study was associated with leaky sensory gating. This phy- biological effect concords with our prior behavioral evidence that creative achievement is associated with leaky attention (Zabelina et al.,2015), and demonstrates that […]

Creativity, Smarts, and Life Insights with Dyslexic Comedian Liz Miele

Thanks to comedian Liz Miele and The Codpast (right-brained stories from interesting individuals) for a great listen. Listen to Liz talk about memory and different modes of creativity that she learned about from reading The Dyslexic Advantage (~ 8 min 27 sec in). “You start to get hints of what makes you special in a […]

[PREMIUM] Students with Dyslexia Solve Math Differently

Interesting finding from the brain research lab at Georgetown. “The brains of children with dyslexia rely on unusual strategies to solve certain kinds of math problems, researchers report in NeuroImage..(also HERE). Usually, people use regions on the right side of the brain to solve math problems that require a step-by-step process, such as subtraction and […]
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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.

We need your help to create a […]