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Ben Foss is dyslexic 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. He is the author of The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence and Love of Learning.
For me and others with dyslexia, reading is like having a bad cell phone connection to what’s on a p...
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When people talk about dyslexia, they tend to focus on the practical challenges: spelling tests, cha...
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