Category Archive: Famous Dyslexics

Apr 08

Why traditional methods might be working for your child

PIPER OTTERBEIN: ‘They were just drilling things into me that were never going to stick. Actor Henry Winkler was told he was stupid. A teacher labeled Dan Malloy, the future governor of Connecticut, “mentally retarded.” Delos Cosgrove recalls “hanging on by my fingernails” in high school and college before becoming a thoracic surgeon and the …

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Oct 17

You missed it…but it’s not too late to be a part of it.

If you missed our celebration “The Gift of Reading” it’s not too late to taste a sample of what we did. If you care about the future of a child and this community consider supporting us in doing this important work. You can find our “mystery jewelry bags” around town at I’ve Been Frames, Salon …

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Oct 01

The Brillance of Dyslexia

Usually behind the scenes, filmmaker Steven Spielberg stepped in front of the camera to talk for the first time about his challenges with dyslexia and how he struggled for years with the undiagnosed learning disability. It was just five years ago that Spielberg was properly diagnosed with the developmental reading disorder, which occurs when the …

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