Successful Famous People Who Overcame Their Struggle With Dyslexia

How a person with dyslexia can succeed By Zahavit Paz Dyslexic people are often scientifically overlooked or misunderstood.Dyslexia is often a self-compensating disorder that can be overcome with time, effort, understanding and especially the right early intervention treatment. It is crucial to provide dyslexics with success stories of well known individuals so that they don’t…

Challenged and gifted: A lesson on dyslexia from Orlando Bloom

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/need-to-know/opinion/challenged-and-gifted-a-lesson-on-dyslexia-from-an-erstwhile-elf/1359/ Orlando Bloom is famous for his roles in “Pirates of the Caribbean” and “The Lord of the Rings,” among others, but not many people are aware that he came of age with dyslexia. “I was an angry, angry child at times,” Bloom told me, reflecting on the challenges he faced growing up with a…

Jay Leno

Jay Leno has been making humor out of headlines and everyday life since he was a kid.  Even after his last night as the host of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, a job he held for more than two decades, Leno plans to continue to perform in comedy venues across the country. He’s no…