How The Dyslexic Brain Works – With Andrée Kelly

In this conversation, Stephen Martin and Andre Kelly discuss how the dyslexic brain works and the crossover between dyslexia and ADHD. They explore research on the differences in brain functioning between neurotypical individuals and those with dyslexia. They also touch on the ability of dyslexic individuals to see the bigger picture and their sensitivity to stimuli. The conversation delves into the challenges of living in a society that is not conducive to neurodiverse individuals and the importance of finding support and understanding.


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adults with dyslexia, support for adults.


  • The dyslexic brain works differently from neurotypical brains, with information processing occurring in the back part of the brain.
  • Dyslexic individuals have the ability to see the bigger picture and notice details that others may miss.
  • There is a significant crossover between dyslexia and ADHD, with many dyslexic individuals also exhibiting ADHD traits.
  • Living in a society that is not conducive to neurodiverse individuals can be challenging, but finding support and understanding can make a difference.

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