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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 […]

Dyslexia Stories from Amazing Silicon Valley Tech Investor David Hornik

MUST Watch dyslexia stories from brilliant storyteller and Top Silicon Valley VC David Hornik (give this man a talk show) shares his personal story of being dyslexic, ‘ungifted’, wending his way through Stanford creating his major, surviving an early law job to read everything that had ever been legally about Ticketmaster, to a triumph using […]

Dyslexia and Beautiful Consenses – The Incredible Connectedness of Sally Taylor

Amazing artist, philosopher, musician Sally Taylor share her dyslexia story and her creation of a new way of communication, art-making, and perception. Sally’s brainchild is Consenses, a global collaboration of 140 artists around the world (all of the MIND strengths!).

We’re thrilled that Sally and her husband Dean Bragonier of NoticeAbility will be coming to our […]