YouTube videos of dyslexics Sharing how their learning difference has affected them.
“It is more common than you can imagine. You are not alone. And while you will have this the rest of your life, you can dart between the raindrops to get where you want to go and it will not hold you back.” — Stephen Spielberg
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Headstrong Nation: Inside the Hidden World of Dyslexia & ADHD
In Headstrong’s first film, we provide an overview of dyslexia and attention deficit disorder while exploring the brave lives of diverse individuals persevering in a world not designed with them in mind. Please visit us at http://www.headstrongnation.org for additional information, inspiration, and support.
Source: Big Think. Headstrong Nation: Inside the Hidden World of Dyslexia & ADHD, 2013.
Richard Branson: Growing Up Dyslexic
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Source: Richard Branson: Growing Up Dyslexic, 2013.
Steven Speilberg Discusses His Dyslexia for the First Time Ever
The award-winning, genius, producer, and director extraordinaire shares his experience with dyslexia. Normalizing person’s with dyslexia across the globe.
Source: Steven Speilberg Discusses His Dyslexia for the First Time Ever, on 12
Orlando Bloom and Dyslexia, His Experience, Thoughts, and Advice
Orlando Bloom discusses how having dyslexia has affected his acting career & offers advice based on his experiences. Dyslexic strategy training and speech recognition software available from Freedom of Speech Ltd (http://www.freedom-speech.co.uk)Show less
Source: Freedom of Speech Ltd. Orlando Bloom and Dyslexia – His Experience, Thoughts & Advice, 2014.
TEDxYouth Overcoming Dyslexia, Finding Passion
Although she was determined to be successful in school, work took a long time to complete, and she frequently found herself frustrated and exhausted. When Piper entered high school, she had a revelation; rather than focusing all of her energy on the challenges in her life, she decided to alter her outlook and focus instead on her strengths. While she remained a conscientious student, Piper threw herself into what she loved most: the arts, event organizing, and community involvement.
Source: TEDxYouth. Overcoming Dyslexia, Finding Passion, 2013
TEDx The True Gifts of Dyslexic Mind
In this inspiring talk, advocate and educator Dean Bragonier offers a different take on Dyslexia. By looking at the unique mindset of Dyslexics as a strength, Dean reframes a perceived weakness as a powerful tool and teaches us all an important lesson about the power of an open mind and an open heart.
Source: TEDx. The True Gifts of Dyslexic Mind, 2015