“I struggled so much at school with dyslexia, and I really found it so difficult in so many ways. When I found music, it just became an anchor that got me through the hardest school years…I couldn’t read music, and all my music teachers gave up on me one by one because I couldn’t […]
“It was such a turning point to find that I had a talent and I had something to contribute, somewhere.” – Gwen Stefani, singer, songwriter, fashion designer, actress
As a child, Gwen was very creative, performing puppet shows for friends and neighbors with her brother and creating her own fashions from scratch or thrift stores […]
“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. […]
“…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 […]
Congrats America’s Got Talent Finalist Emily West! Emily sees her dyslexia as a “strength”. Go Emily!
Many of the dyslexic professional musicians we know prefer singing and playing by ear than by reading music. Musical ability and dyslexia may share the same gene!
Emily West on Instagram