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My Dyslexia – Madilyn Bailey YouTube Sensation

“I started seeing all the benefits. Because I’m always problem solving, trying to come up with new creative ways to solve a problem, I feel it has helped me tremendously with being a creative person.” – Youtube sensation Singer Songwriter Madilyn Bailey

Madilyn’s channel has nearly 400 million views! Watch her entire dyslexia talk here. […]

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 […]

This is Your Brain on Phonics – fMRI and Dyslexia [Premium Subscription]

One of the greatest neuromyths about dyslexia is that it’s just about reading. Kudos to the Gabrieli lab (and many others) who are unraveling the differences that exist between dyslexic and non-dyslexic children because the science can inform us about what we may need to do as teachers and tutors. In the following article, we’ll […]
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Lindsey Stirling Top 30 Under 30 Musicians

“The only reason I’m successful is because I stayed true to myself.” – Lindsey Stirling

Forbes recently  named musician composer songwriter Lindsey Stirling in their list of Top 30 Musicians under 30. She plays in a variety of music styles including classical, pop, rock, and electronic dance. She sold over 1 million singles last year […]

Songwriter Marc Jordan Dyslexic Advantage

Award-winning prolific songwriter Marc Jordan.

“I don’t read recipes, I make everything up,” he says. “That’s what my life has been, a world of my own construct.” – Marc Jordan

Music ability and dyslexia may share the same gene, but also it might be that many dyslexics do well writing songs because of strengths in storytelling […]

Dyslexia and Creative Talents of Carly Simon and Family

From WBUR: “One celebrated Martha’s Vineyard family is trying to spread the word that a diagnosis of dyslexia doesn’t spell doom; on the contrary, it can lead to more creativity and out-of-the-box thinking.

Carly Simon, the Grammy award-winning musician, is now 70. But few people know that the accomplished singer and songwriter struggled with dyslexia, […]

Dyslexia as Rocket Fuel – Sir Anthony Hopkins at 74

“When you’re a certain age and becoming conscious that you’re inadequate in school — which I was — it’s a lonely feeling…You feel isolated and bullied and all the rest of it. I was pretty strong, so nobody bullied me, but I did feel isolated. And I look back on it all now as […]