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Anya Wasko is a special education teacher in San Mateo, California, and has dyslexia and ADHD. She earned a B.A. in psychology, an M.A. in education, and an M.A. in special education, all at the University of San Francisco. Wasko works to raise awareness about learning and attention issues. As an Eye to Eye Diplomat, she travels and speaks about her experiences. She and her mother, Antonia Estrin, are active with the Parents Education Network (PEN). Both Eye to Eye and PEN are Understood founding partners.
A few weeks ago, something happened that reminded me why I’m grateful for my dyslexic brain.
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