San Francisco Singer-Songwriter. Rootsy, Americana, Bluesy. Touching, humorous, original, spellbinding storytelling—my songwriting brings you into the irony, the tragedy, and the possibilities of life! . . . And then there's poetry, an upcoming novel, and Blue Lilah!
There is life beyond School (aka Hell) and you have survived teachers, bullies, and the conventional education system. The world is your oyster now! You have gifts you don’t even know about because no one helped you discover them, but they are there! You rock. Big time. Seriously. Trust yourself and your intuition and live big.
Dogs as a whole don’t care what they look like (except perhaps for poodles). Let yourself find that dignity and freedom that creatures know —let the sense of you being you in the moment just as you are become a little fuller. Your body will thank you (it already knows how and will be glad you listened). Your heart will relax—finally! The miracle is You— beauteous, unique, sometimes with fleas, alive and here. Don’t let the thoughts that compare and criticize you be the only show in town. They never took into account the mystery that is you. Be as dog, or horse, mouse or walrus—trust yourself howl wildly, run, snort play and growl taste and smell sing and dance and most of all be here. The body that you were given is exquisite. Your mind is a gem unique unto itself. Your heart is waiting for you to love yourself. You are amazing.
Dyslexics, you have the ability to save the world because you are such fantastic problem solvers and you are the quintessential outside-the-box thinkers! Trust yourself, your intuition and your gifts! You are the super humans of our time! Believe in yourself and you will be unstoppable!
Dyslexics you are amazing! 1 in 10 people are dyslexic, and the numbers may be as high as 1 in 5! Here are highlights and links from the First Global Summit about Dyslexia, Oct 2018. Your brains are wonderfully different than non-dyslexic brains. When properly supported, you can use your amazing gifts to thrive and to help solve the complex problems the world faces. Please check out info from the Global Summit below, And please also check out lots of info on my website at www.kathleendunbar.net under the For Dyslexics section.
Video: First Global Summit about Dyslexia October 2018, from Made by Dyslexia—Highlights
EY-Made by Dyslexia Report: EY-Made by Dyslexia Report on the Value of Dyslexia to Business, Coordinated with the latest World Economic Forum’s change in demand for core-related work-related skills 2015-2020, all industries http://madebydyslexia.org/assets/downloads/EY-the-value-of-dyslexia.pdf Synopsis: “There needs to be a refocusing, now more than ever, of how dyslexic ability is viewed in the context of the changing world of work: schools must recognize dyslexia as a valuable way of thinking; understand the importance of discovering dyslexic challenges and strengths; and provide support which enables dyslexic individuals to reach their full potential. We hope this report will be the tipping point that enables the world to see the value of dyslexia and highlights why dyslexia should be a priority in schools. As this report shows, the working world can benefit from dyslexic minds.” —Kate Griggs Founder and CEO of Made by Dyslexia
“In this report, we analyze how dyslexic strengths match closely to the pressing skill requirements of the changing world and have provided recommendations to nurture and grow these abilities. Our findings show the huge benefits to be had from taking action to maximize dyslexic strengths. With this in mind, we trust our work will help in seeing the value of proactively educating, recruiting, developing and retaining those with dyslexia.” —Richard Addison, Dyslexia Network Partner Sponsor