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1 in 5 people struggle with poor reading skills. The integration of neuropsychology, medical research, educational methods, and an understanding of the genetics and neurobiology of poor reading skills provides a fascinating understanding of how a highly effective approach really can teach everyone to read.
Professionally Tim is a neuropsychologist who spent decades of his career dedicated to understanding the brain and its functions. Specifically, he’s an international expert in the field of dyslexia - assessment, research and treatment. Currently, Tim runs two companies and a nonprofit school - all 3 are focused on state of the art services for children and adults with dyslexia. Uniquely, Tim conducted 12 years of stroke rehab research and it provided novel views on helping those with dyslexia.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx