Fordham Conversations: Dyslexic and Proud
The International Dyslexia Association defines dyslexia as "a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin." But members of a boarding school for dyslexic students in Dutchess County, New York don’t use the term “disability.”
They prefer to call it a “way to learn differently.” On this week’s Fordham Conversations we discuss the issue of dyslexia with three people who have first-hand knowledge of the condition. Kevin Pendergast is the Headmaster of the Kildonan School, a boarding school that empowers students with dyslexia. Dave Flink is the Executive Director of Eye-to-Eye, a national grass roots mentoring program. August Hunt is in his senior year at Kildonan.
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