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The Teacher Who Didn’t Know How to Read

If you haven’t heard John Corcoran’s story, it’s a great one. He became a teacher, never knowing how to read, getting by through good social skills, athletic ability, and cheating with the help of friends. He even taught for 17 years (showing more films and visuals than many other teachers), but left this career […]

World Says Goodbye to Sports Legend Muhammad Ali

“If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it—then I can achieve it.” – Muhammad Ali

One of the world’s greatest sporting figures, Muhammad Ali passed away on Friday.  He was the world’s  only 3x heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic Gold Medalist.  He had a record 56 wins – 5 losses and became […]

Dyslexic National Geographic Photographer Michael Shainblum

Michael Shainblum is a photographer/filmmaker who specializes in a wide range of photography including night-cap, aerial, travel, adventure and more.

Michael: “As a kid, a lot of people would succeed in certain ways that I couldn’t. It took me a really long time to learn how to read and write. As a kid, school takes […]

Dyslexia and Casting Crowns Mark Hall Singer Songwriter

“…and I started realizing that I couldn’t read like anyone else…” – Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter Mark Hall of Casting Crowns

Mark’s dyslexia story amazed me because Casting Crowns was our family’s musical lifeline as our daughter was battling cancer. We had Casting Crowns music playing in our frequent stays in the ICU.

I’m thankful […]

Dyslexia, Literature, and Imagination

“From a very young age, emphasis was always on the visual…”  Andrew Green shares his experience in his graduate thesis of growing up visually and virtually print-free.

After he discovered audiobooks and it “opened up my eyes to an unknown pleasure…I am experiencing something completely new; ingesting information and imagining without any previous visual criteria; […]

Dyslexia Heart Melt of the Day : 9 Year Old and His ‘Tattoo’

Very cool, while her son was a sleep, this mom noticed her dyslexic son’s ‘tattoo’.

From Reddit.

Comments

“Mate, I’m a dyslexic studying for my PhD
Don’t you dare ever let him not believe in himself.”

“Ah dyslexia, seems like a curse but if you learn to use the new found abilities it makes you acquire… life is good.”

“Thank you for that! He had […]

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 […]