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Video: Gavin Newsom Talks About How Having Dyslexia Helped Him Succeed

By The Understood Team

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Gavin Newsom, the lieutenant governor of California, was in grade school when he found out he had dyslexia. In this video from Friends of Quinn, he shares the challenges he faced growing up with reading issues. He talks about the support he got from his mom. And he reveals how his reading issues have actually helped him find success in his career.

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Mark Griffin, Ph.D., was the founding headmaster of Eagle Hill School, a school for children with specific learning disabilities.

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