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Jonathan Mooney: "The Gift: LD/ADHD Reframed" - YouTube
"The University of Oregon Accessible Education Center and AccessABILITY Student Union present renowned speaker, neuro-diversity activist and author Jonathan Mooney.

Mooney vividly, humorously and passionately brings to life the world of neuro-diversity: the research behind it, the people who live in it and the lessons it has for all of us who care about the future of education. Jonathan explains the latest theories and provides concrete examples of how to prepare students and implement frameworks that best support their academic and professional pursuits. He blends research and human interest stories with concrete tips that parents, students, teachers and administrators can follow to transform learning environments and create a world that truly celebrates cognitive diversity."
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november 2017 by robertogreco
Eide Neurolearning Blog: Our Book Deal: The Dyslexic Advantage
"Viewed across a broader range of activities and over their entire lifespan, most dyslexic individuals not only cease to appear disabled, but they actually appear remarkably capable—even specially advantaged. This dyslexic advantage is clearly apparent in studies showing that dyslexic individuals are represented in at least twice their incidence in the population in such complex fields as engineering, astrophysics, art, computer graphics, and entrepreneurship. It's also apparent in the fact that dyslexic individuals often rank among the most eminent and creative persons in their professions. Findings like these do more than cast doubt on the simplistic equation "dyslexia equals disability"—they completely destroy it.

That's the exciting message of The Dyslexic Advantage: That dyslexia isn't just a learning disorder—that there's a remarkable, strength-producing aspect to dyslexic processing that's as central to what dyslexia is all about.""
dyslexia  advantage  learning  leasership  creativity  innovation  strengths 
february 2010 by robertogreco

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