Video: How a Jeweler With Dyslexia Found His Strengths

By The Understood Team

From a young age, Blaine Lewis knew he learned differently. He was struggling in school with reading. And when he was 8, he was diagnosed with dyslexia. Lewis had strengths, too. He picked up knowledge quickly. He was also gifted with his hands, and he loved to create things.

Even though his parents wanted him to go to college, he realized that wasn’t his path. Instead, he started a career in metalworking. In just a few years, he became an industry leader in the field of jewelry and stone setting.

Hear from Lewis on how he found his strengths as a jeweler and goldsmith with dyslexia.

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    The Understood Team is made up of passionate writers and editors. Many of them have kids who learn and think differently.