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Breaking Research : Dyslexia in Adolescents and Adults [Premium]

An important paper was published this month from the University of Washington, entitled “Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Assessment for Dyslexia in Adolescents and Young Adults.” The paper is especially important guiding testing professionals who assess teens and adults for dyslexia or see gifted or twice-exceptional students. This paper also takes a more systematic look at the […]
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Dyslexia and Mens Olympic Ski Head Coach Sasha Rearick

Olympic Mens Ski Head Coach Sasha Rearick is responsible for coaching the entire US Men’s Alpine Team, including downhill, giant slalom, slalom, and super g, and yes, he’s dyslexic.

Rearick coached his college’s downhill ski team in his junior and senior year before earning an internship at the US Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. […]

My Dyslexic Strength as a Writer

Dyslexic writers have what we described as the N-strength in our book, The Dyslexic Advantage. At our recent Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation, we caught up with Amber Banks who talked to us about what she felt was her dyslexic strength as a writer.

Amber told her that as a kid, she never developed a […]

Dyslexia and Discrimination – The Problem of Dyslexia as ‘Disease’

So the London Sperm Bank would reject individuals such as Richard Branson and Steven Spielberg?

Dyslexia discrimination and ignorant eugenicists reared their ugly heads today as a leading UK sperm bank was thrust in the spotlight for its policy of rejecting donors with dyslexia.

From The Guardian:

“In a practice branded “eugenics” by campaigners and a would-be donor, theLondon Sperm […]

Dyslexia and Success as a Serial Entrepreneur – Janis Mitchell

How do they do it?  Successful serial entrepreneurs are entrepreneurs that start and lead multiple successful businesses. They start up companies, sell them, and keep repeating the cycle. The diversity of their businesses can be mind-boggling but successful serial entrepreneur traits show a not surprising overlap with many dyslexic adult traits. From 7 Signs You Might Be a Serial Entrepreneur: […]
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Dyslexia | Environmental Law Pioneer David Schoenbrod

David Schoenbrod is a pioneering environmental attorney on faculty at New York Law School. Since his start in doing anti-poverty community development under a program initiated by Bobbie Kennedy, he has used out-of-the-box dyslexic big picture thinking to trigger a cascade of changes at policy, corporate, and government levels that achieve  successes like removing the […]

Amazing Kobe Bryant and Dyslexia – Farewell NBA

“Everything negative – pressure, challenges – is all an opportunity for me to rise.” – Kobe Bryant

” I couldn’t spell, so the teacher told my mother that I was probably dyslexic,”It was like somebody took me and dropped me in a bucket … in a tub of ice cold water, because it shocked the […]