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1 by 5 th graders Sophie and Lauren

2 A learning disability that makes it difficult to read, spell, write and remember things – even though we are smart.

3 Reading  Letters get mixed up  Read slowly  Difficult to sound out long words

4 The brown dog was fast and quick.

5 The drown bog saw fast and puick.

6 Writing  Spelling is difficult  Handwriting is not good  Cannot read the notes we took in class  Mind moves faster than we can write

7 Imagine trying to take notes in class…

8 As you copy information down, the teacher moves on and you haven’t gotten all the information yet.

9 THE BOY WHO LIVED. Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much. They were the last people you'd expect to be involved in anything strange or mysterious, because they just didn't hold with such nonsense.

10 Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four, Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much. They were the last people you'd expect to be involved in anything strange or mysterious, because they just didn't hold with such nonsense.

11 Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much. They were the last people you'd expect to be involved in anything strange or mysterious, because they just didn't hold with such nonsense.

12 perfectly normal, thank you very much. They were the last people you'd expect to be involved in anything strange or mysterious, because they just didn't hold with such nonsense.

13 were the last people you'd expect to be involved in anything strange or mysterious, because they just didn't hold with such nonsense.

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15 Math  Difficult to memorize math facts  Mental math is challenging

16 When we try to hold two numbers in our head to add them, we forget the numbers =

17 When we try to hold two numbers in our head to add them, we forget the numbers =

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19  Great imagination/creative minds

20  Empathy

21  Great imagination/creative minds  Empathy  Good at solving problems

22  Great imagination/creative minds  Empathy  Good at solving problems  Good at working in groups

23  Great imagination/creative minds  Empathy  Good at solving problems  Good at working in groups  Excellent vocabulary

24  Great imagination/creative minds  Empathy  Good at solving problems  Good at working in groups  Excellent vocabulary  Great at building things

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26 Steve Jobs founder of Apple

27 Albert Einstein Physicist Nobel Prize winner

28 Orlando Bloom actor

29  Walt Disney – creator of Disney empire  Thomas Edison – inventor of light bulb  Bruce Jenner – Olympic gold medalist  Richard Branson – founder of Virgin Enterprise  Charles Schwab – founder of Charles Schwab  and many more…

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32 Visit the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity website:

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34 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling And thanks to The Reading Group for their support!


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