“Don’t discourage them. That’s the Most Important Thing.” – Howard Wexler, prolific toy inventor (e.g. Connect Four), educational psychologist, philanthropist.
Howard has the dyslexic strength profile that will be familiar to many of you – tons of ideas, playfulness, and love of games (dyslexic advantages!), but also a pioneer in the field of early educational toys for […]
In a wonderful post from Seth Goldman at Inc.com:
“…dyslexics who manage to make it through high school will not only bring alternative thinking to society’s problems, they also will have already proved their resilience because they’ll have overcome the academic and personal setbacks that many clerically talented students avoid.”
Goldman, Co-Founder and CEO of Honest […]
Current Masters in Business student shares his experiences from growing up on a farm with dyslexia (but not formally diagnosed until college) to discovering strengths in science and business, work in a lab designing games for the mobility-impaired, and current graduate degree in Business.