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Andrew Young

“Growing up in the segregated south with dyslexia and attention deficit disorder, my escape was facilitated by compassionate and thoughtful teachers like Selma Ridgway, who recognized that different is not a disability, but rather simply a challenge. Creative Learners offers a comprehensive roadmap for teachers who often struggle with overcrowded classrooms, inadequate facilities, and students who may be unaware of their learning differences. This invaluable resource, told through the prism of students, parents, and teachers, can remarkably reshape the educational paradigm, inspiring many who have been abandoned because they did not fit into a system. Imagine a world where educators utilize differences to motivate students to achieve—Selma Ridgway has opened a portal to that world and we should embrace it forcefully. As Ambassador to the United Nations, I traveled the world and preached the Gospel of education as the most potent antidote to poverty, racism, and conflict. This marvelous book will be an effective tool for uplifting our ‘different children.’”

The Dyslexia ResourceAndrew Young
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Daniel A. Domenech

“While reading Creative Learners, my first thought was how do we get a Selma Ridgway in every public school, so we can show every student with a ‘learning difference’ ways to thrive and to love school? My 13,000 colleagues running America’s school systems will feel just like I did when they read these inspiring, real-life stories from students, parents, and teachers ….”

The Dyslexia ResourceDaniel A. Domenech
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Doro Bush Koch

“… All students—especially those who learn differently—need special people in their lives who let them know that they are capable of success and support them along their unique paths. These powerful stories will encourage and inspire struggling students, as well as those who work with them, as they seek their own creative ways to learn and achieve.”

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Sandy Armstrong

“Everyone who attended your sessions has done nothing but rave about how wonderful it was. The training is intense and can be a lot but our teachers have gone on and on about how much they have learned. You presented it in such a real, exciting, and fun way. I am getting emails, texts, and calls about how the teachers are already using what they learned. I have also had so many more people ask me if they could be in the next cohort.”

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Orlando Bloom

“Imagine a world where people with Dyslexia are educated in a way that supports them. It means anything is possible… ANYTHING is possible.”

The Dyslexia ResourceOrlando Bloom
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Microsoft

“Dyslexia expert teachers from two world-leading schools are sharing their wisdom and expertise in these modules. Millfield School UK and Schenck School USA are both pioneers in the field of dyslexia and the first schools in their respective countries to successfully support students with dyslexia, with a focus on dyslexic strengths. Made By Dyslexia is a global charity led by a cohort of some successful celebrities and individuals with dyslexia who support the charity by contributing their insights.”

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