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People who struggle with so-called "learning disabilities" often walk a tightrope between success and failure. Their non-traditional way of looking at the world, language, numbers, and strucutre can be a hindrance in the classroom. But, it can also be a window into a more creative world, one where they can see new ways to solve problems, that other more traditional learners cannot.
A new study by the Cass Business School in London points to a startling fact that some 35% of US entrepreneurs are dyslexic. What does this mean? Are dyslexics naturally better at business? Have they developed new ideas that others just can't see?
Today, a conversation about Dyslexia both as a disability and an asset. We'll talk about it's causes, how to see signs of dyslexia in children, and how it can be channeled for success.