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Congrats – Dyslexia and Space Pioneer David McComas Named to Princeton Physics

Congratulations to Space Pioneer and Dyslexic Advantage Board member Dr. David McComas on his being named yesterday Vice President to the prestigious Princeton Plasma Physics laboratory. He will also be a Professor of Astrophysics at Princeton University.

Dave has had a remarkable journey from being dubbed “slow” as a 4th grader who had struggled to read, […]

She Judged People for Spelling and Grammar Until This Changed Her Mind

“I admit it; I used to judge people when they made spelling or grammatical errors. I’d think to myself, “Did no one ever teach you the difference between their, they’re, and there?…Do you not get it, or are you just too lazy to proofread your work?…

Then, a couple years ago, I found out my intelligent, […]

My Teacher Shamed a Dyslexic and Illiterate Me. Now I’m An Author.

“As a child, I wasn’t taught the importance of an education, let alone how to use an adjective. I lived in the projects, and it smelled of despair. The only way out was by playing professional ball or hustling….That’s far from my life today. My belly now hungers for the verbs and the adjectives, […]

Teaching Math – No Need for Speed

Math Teaching: What do teachers need to know about teaching math? Strategy over speed, and math thinking over rote memorization. Check out Stanford professor Dr Jo Boaler tips from her new article, Speed and Time Pressure Block Working Memory.

“I was always deeply uncertain about my own intellectual capacity; I thought I was unintelligent. And it […]

My Dyslexia – Actor Screenwriter Justin Theroux

“I think we need to tell stories that reflect our world.” – Justin Theroux

Justin Theroux is an actor, director, and Hollywood screenwriter of top grossing movies such as Iron Man 2 and Rock of Ages to his credit. He is also dyslexic and talking about it along with his fellow multi-talented actress, producer, businesswoman wife, Jennifer […]