Dyslexia and the Brain with Dr Fumiko Hoeft Associate Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UCSF. The Conference on Dyslexia and Talent was a landmark event that brought together from accomplished dyslexics from diverse fields, including a MacArthur Genius award winner, Pulitzer-prize winning poet, CEOs, artists, doctors, lawyers, and leaders in the dyslexia […]
“…Traditional approaches to educating and selecting, and employing workers, have deprived our companies of many of those who are best equipped with the kind of skills and innovation and problem solving that are needed in places like Silicon Valley.” – Dr Brock Eide, Co-Founder, Dyslexic Advantage
Listen to Brock’s Keynote Speech to Neurodiversity in the High Tech […]
Quite commonly both dyslexia and talent run in the same family. We recently had the pleasure of talking to Michael and precocious 10 year-old Elena Orwick, a father and daughter from Oregon who share both dyslexia and artistic sensibility. In fact, The duo have had the pleasure of sharing a few art gallery showings together […]
The artist of the month is Michael Allen, a gifted painter who along with his remarkable family is a member of our community. Michael lives and works in Lebanon County, PA.
When I asked whether either of his parents were artists, Michael to us, “My dad’s an engineer. He draws and builds bridges in major cities.” But interestingly, […]