Dyslexia Insights From Ben Foss, Dyslexic Author
Ben Foss is a dyslexic author and the founder of Headstrong Nation, a national organization for dyslexic adults and parents of dyslexic kids. He earned a JD/MBA from Stanford and invented the Intel Reader, a mobile device that takes photos of text and recites it aloud on the spot.
Ben, who is the author of The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence and Love of Learning, shares stunning facts about dyslexia and gripping insights about being dyslexic in the blog series below. In each post, he includes a snippet of the blog written in what he calls his “native tongue”—his writing written without the benefit of editing, word prediction or spellcheck.
- Dyslexia Insight #1: Make Dyslexia About Strengths—Not Shame
- Dyslexia Insight #2: The Best Way to Start a Conversation About LD
- Dyslexia Insight #3: What It Takes for a Dyslexic Kid to Love Books
- Dyslexia Insight #4: Seven Secret Fears About Your Dyslexic Child