A positive look
Most other books look at the dyslexic as broken. They try to say dyslexic is just differently wired, but the rest of most books spend page after page telling you that other people have found ways to cope. The Dyslexic Advantage is the first to explain positive areas of the dyslexic.
First paragraph... "If you're an entrepreneur you're five times more likely to be Dyslexic." Fascinating book, if you teach, especially primary or secondary education, this is certainly worth reading.
This book told the story of my life through others and has and will change my life. I cried through most of it and am left feeling overwhelmed with thankfulness! I want everyone I know to read this so I can finally have them understand me. I can't wait to see how I will implement my M.I.N.D. It is a very humbling experience realizing one is NOT alone in such a profound way!! Thank you!
This book presents some very interesting insight as to the spectrum of how people think differently. I liked it a lot, though I am not certain where exactly I, myself, fall on that spectrum. I also appreciate that the author bothers to cite studies and then explain the results. Well written and the narrator did fine.
For almost 30 years I have been living with dyslexia. Though I gave a healthy relationship with my different ability I never truly understood why I do the things I do. This book helped shed some light on why I am different. There are some parts that strike at the heart of a dyslexics personal struggle and it's good to know that you are not alone. Thank you so much for this book.
I am a college student with dyslexia and I have been frustrated with my difficulties. I was diagnosed in third grade but was never given assistance or taught what I could do or why I'm dyslexic. This book is a must for anyone with dyslexia or for parents and teachers. I finally understand what my brain is doing and why I'm different. I now feel I have a foundation to help me on my journey to developing my learning abilities.
finished this book in 1 day. the perspectives that this book offers on dyslexia are mind blowing and enlightening. if you are an adult with dyslexia or if you love someone with dyslexia this is the book for you. you will find it nearly impossible to view dyslexia as a disability ever again.
There was a lot of information in this book and I kept daydreaming will trying to listen to it. It would have been for me in print form where I could go back and slowly digest the material.
The narrator was dry. It reminded me of the 1960s filmstrip voice.
It had a lot of good information but I couldn't process it so quickly.
Enlightening, thought-provoking, and insightful. Had several "ah-ha" moments. A great read for those who think they could have dyslexic tendencies.