1 in 5 individuals have dyslexia.
Self-made millionaires are four times more likely than the rest of the population to be dyslexic.
It is real. It is amazing. Those with dyslexia change our world. It should be fully recognized.
We want our future thinkers to be "progressive", individual and well-educated; we must then reflect this within our culture and policies.
Congress is taking steps in this direction. They need to know if their constituents support an educational environment and direction which recognizes the gifts of all learners. Let them know!
For more information on H.Res. 456, 113th Congress, including sample letters, check out the Wrightslaw blog or Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity.