Today’s post is about another amazing kid who created art with 750 Rubik’s Cubes. Be sure to watch the very cool time-lapse video showing Benjamin Russo, age 9, making his masterpiece!
We’ve promoted Henry Winkler’s Hank Zipzer series for years and here he is reading a few pages to Jimmy Fallon from his most recent book, “Everybody is Somebody.” Perfect title!
From Understood.org – a video on New England Patriot, Lawrence Guy.
In this video made by Reading Horizons, Jefferson, a high school student with dyslexia, speaks about overcoming his reading difficulties and mentoring other students with similar struggles.
It begins, “I struggled in school…”
This video by Jonathan Mooney has been making the internet rounds. If you haven’t seen it, take 5 minutes to watch it today. Jonathan is also the author of The Short Bus – A Journey Beyond Normal.
This is a wonderful video about Elijah Ditchendorf, the 2016 winner of the National Center for Learning Disabilities’ Anne Ford Scholarship. It should inspire parents, teachers and kids!
Well worth 15 minutes of your time to watch this talk by Dean Bragonier! Dean will also be giving the Keynote Presentation during Learning Ally’s Spotlight on Dyslexia online conference in December.
Be sure to check out The Super D! Show with your kids!
“Dyslexiaville truly fills a void that parents like me are seeking for our kids with reading disabilities.”
– Lyn Pollard
Founding Member, Decoding Dyslexia Texas
Thankful that this video of Max Brooks from PEN’s EdRev 2016 was produced by Understood and shared on Facebook! Watch it and then show your students. EdRev is an excellent student-focused conference that takes place at the AT&T Park in San Francisco each April.
Here’s the great backstory about a young entrepreneur!
Excellent, 10 minute speech given by high school student, Piper Otterbein. “I was beyond embarrassed that at that very moment, I couldn’t even read my own name.”
This video features Utah students with dyslexia (including a few Park City students!) and was shown at the State House when DD-UT was working to gain support for S.B. 117: Interventions for Reading Difficulties Pilot.
Sophia’s video made national news and was featured on an ABC News Report out of California, “Beyond the Headlines with Cheryl Jennings: Dyslexia.” The ABC News video is also in our video archives.
Beyond the Headlines with Cheryl Jennings: Dyslexia (ABC News Report out of CA – An excellent 20 minute video!)