This is great stuff, well-worth looking over.
Forgotten Letters, a collection of essays and articles by writers with dyslexia, aims to show that the condition makes one different, not â€˜lessâ€™.
From a recent interview via Gtalk, anthology editor Naomi Folb said: â€œI think that people assume you have a really hard time and that you find everything very difficult, whereas I donâ€™t see dyslexia in this way. For me it is just a way of thinking.â€
Folb is currently a Ph.D student in Denmark who is researching dyslexia. She says, â€œFor my degree, I have interviewed writers and journalists, and also mathematicians and engineers because I want to know how dyslexia is â€˜usedâ€™ in different professions and how dyslexics perceive dyslexia…”
[via Richard Wanderman]Laurie Fais and Malia Bateson