The Conference on Dyslexia and Talent was a landmark event that brought together from accomplished dyslexics from diverse fields, including a MacArthur Genius award winner, Pulitzer-prize winning poet, CEOs, artists, doctors, lawyers, and leaders in the dyslexia community. Join the movement!: http://dyslexicadvantage.com
The conference was organized by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide of Dyslexic Advantage and supported by a grant from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation. Video: David Kinney and colleagues at Dsign Digital.
Dyslexia is more than a learning disability. It's an alternative thinking style that creates many brain-based advantages in problem solving and creativity, communication, and leadership. Stealth dyslexia is how many gifted dyslexics present with school problems - they may have more problems with writing and organizing their thoughts than reading. To learn more: http://dyslexicadvantage.com
Sensory processing disorder (also known as sensory integration disorder) is a problem that affects how sensory information (visual, auditory tactile or touch, proprioceptive or position sense, taste, smell) is organized and regulated with other sensory, motor, attention, and emotional systems in the brain.