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What Dyslexia Isn’t

I just got a text from a friend of mine. You could hear the panic in her texted words: “I have never seen him do this before, but [my son] (8) just showed us a comic he was drawing [...]

Successful People with Dyslexia

  Successful People with Dyslexia: Actors, Scientists, Artists, Musicians, Entrepreneurs and Writers Harry Anderson Orlando Bloom Harry Belafonte Ann Bancroft Tom Cruise Danny Glover Whoopi Goldberg Susan Hampshire Jay Leno Christopher Lowell Keanu Reeves. Kiera Knightley Oliver Reed. Billy [...]

June 29, 2014|Categories: Dyslexia, Neurodiversity|

Mental Flexibility: It’s Not Just for Students Anymore!

Ask any teacher, should your teaching match the learning style of each student?  Almost guaranteed, they will answer an enthusiastic “Of course!” The precept of neurodiversity supports this responsive attitude.  All brains are different.  Kids learn differently.  Play to [...]

The Power of Story

My normally chipper, charming, make-you-smile-no-matter-how-yucky-your-day-has-been, second grader comes into my home office looking down.  He’s unusually clingy to mom.  I ask if he’s ok, and he looks wistfully at mom and whispers that his stomach hurts.  She offers to [...]

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