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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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