Archive for the 'Social Issues and Ideas' Category

There’s plenty of posts and testimonials about Steve Jobs, as there should be. I wanted to say here how much he truly did for the worldwide community of people with various disabilities and learning differences. Apple’s ease of use and its features that help all of us, but particularly help people with disabilities was never […]

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I get angry when I read headlines that either intentionally mislead and inflame people about anything, and in this case dyslexia, or do so out of some form of laziness. There’s been a recent study released that should lead to more kids getting more resources and services and hope. Unfortunately there are some headlines that […]

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Yesterday I spoke with LA Talk Radio host Lon Woodbury on his show, “Parent Choices For Struggling Teens.” The show was called “Learning Disabilities or Therapy: You Shouldn’t Have to Choose”. Speaking to the integration of best practices between Learning Disabilities and Therapeutic Intervention, I’m advocating for all the kids in treatment centers, therapeutic boarding […]

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I’ve heard great things about Harvey Hubbell’s upcoming movie and am looking forward to seeing it. I always wonder however, how anyone knows whether or not Einstein was really dyslexic. I wish folks would rely on people they are sure have learning disabilities when naming “role models” with dyslexia There’s plenty of them. Here, the […]

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The study mentioned in this article in Bloomberg Business Week, is apparently given some mention and explanation in the new HBO documentary, “Journey Into Dyslexia.”. From the Cass Business School in London, the study draws a link between having dyslexia and business success. I met the author of the study a couple of years ago […]

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Do people with dyslexia make better business visionaries? Apparently, one of the themes of the new HBO documentary, “Journey into Dyslexia” is the reported link between dyslexia and successful entrepreneurship. This opens up so many cans of worms to discuss. I’ll weigh in more later.

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Temple Grandin at TED. [via Dilip Muralidaran]

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