the Dyslexia quest

Amazing Dyslexics: Illustrated Guide to Understanding Dyslexics

Our guests Kate Power and Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth join us to discuss their new illustrated book on dyslexia, “The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People”. They both have dyslexia, they have dyslexic children, and they currently thrive in their creative design careers.
This uplifting episode reveals insights into amazing dyslexic people and will help you embrace the differences and strengths of dyslexia.
Through the journey, they help the audience weed out what dyslexia means for them and discover the tools needed to blossom.
They discuss their beautiful book that makes dyslexia come to life, with visual imagery and colorful text that presents what dyslexia means, how it feels, what to do about it, and how to learn to embrace it. There are advantages to being dyslexic, including an aptitude for design literacy and innovative thinking, although these can be obscured by its challenges.
They approach the subject of dyslexia in a simple and encouraging way for all age groups. By showing what dyslexia is in pictures, this book offers a fun and engaging means of working out how dyslexia affects the individual specifically, with a multitude of learning tools and tips, and a gallery of inspirational dyslexics who have used their particular skills to do amazing things with their lives.

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“The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People”, by Kate Powers and Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth

Aaron Wolf: https://www.instagram.com/theaaronwolf

Dyslexic Design Thinking: https://www.instagram.com/dyslexicdesignthinking

 

 

Guests:
  • Kate Power & Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth
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Kate Power & Kathy Iwanczak Forsyth

Authors of The Illustrated Guide to Dyslexia and Its Amazing People. Kate and Kathy are both dyslexics, have dyslexic children and thrive in a creative career. They designed this book to explain to their dyslexic children what dyslexia means. Their book was a #1 best seller on Amazon in teaching students with learning disabilities. "Use this guide to weed out what dyslexia means for you and discover the tools you need to blossom! Dyslexia comes to life with visual imagery and colourful text in this new book on what dyslexia means, how it feels, what to do about it, and how to learn to embrace it. There are advantages to being dyslexic, including an aptitude for design literacy and innovative thinking, although these can be obscured by its challenges. This beautifully designed book, complete with stunning visuals and gentle humour, approaches the subject of dyslexia in a simple and encouraging way for all age groups. By showing what dyslexia is and asking the reader how it applies to them, this book offers a fun and engaging means of working out how dyslexia affects the individual specifically, with a multitude of learning tools and tips, and a gallery of inspirational dyslexics who have used their particular skills to do something amazing with their lives."

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