Recommended Videos About Dyslexia
Dyslexia: Symptoms and Solutions
This is my absolute #1 recommendation for parents and teachers! Be sure to watch all four parts! This presentation shares what happened in the science world to change our understanding of dyslexia, symptoms, approaches that do not work, what DOES work and more. There are some other helpful videos on the site, as well.
Be an Empowered Dyslexic with Ben Foss
Ben Foss is a successful entrepreneur and also has dyslexia! He coined the term “ear-reading” since he believes that there are three ways to read:
1) with your eyes
2) with your ears (audio books)
3) with your fingers (braille)
This is a powerful video and I really enjoyed it! If you like it, you will definitely want to check out Ben Foss’ book The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan!
Thank you, Mr. Falker
Read by Jane Kaczmarek
This is the story of Trisha, a young girl who loves stories and has a great desire and motivation to read as she enters school, only to find that the skill of reading eludes her. A teacher finally suspects dyslexia and helps her to learn to read. The very cool thing about this story is that it is actually a true story about the author, famous author and illustrator Patricia Polacco.
The Power of Dyslexia
How the Brain Learns to Read
This is excellent! Professor Dehaene also explains in this video that yes, indeed people look at and process each letter of a word when reading.
He also touches on why many young students and students with dyslexia often reverse letters and words. Very cool!
Video Presentation by Professor Stanlislas Dehaene
Shake it Up!
By CeCe Jones Bella Thorne
View short clips about reading and the brain: