STEM

  • Luz Rello
    Luz Rello is a Spanish researcher who has dedicated her PhD research and fellowship to studying and understanding dyslexia.
  • Alexander Faludy is known as being a child prodigy because of his vast intelligence From England, he truly has defied all odds to get where he is today.
  • Success Story: Brian Meersma
    ​Through his hard work exploring assistive technology and helping others, seventeen-year-old Brian Meersma embodies the term self-advocacy.
  • Success Story: Carol Greider
    For a woman who has made a breakthrough in DNA and cancer research and won a Nobel Prize, it’s hard to imagine that she was barely accepted to graduate school.
  • Charles “Pete” Conrad, commander of the second mission to the moon, Apollo 12, was one of the first people to set foot on the moon.
  • Despite struggling with learning disabilities, Fred Epstein became one of the most innovative neurosurgeons in the pediatric field.
  • Dr. Jack Horner
    Despite his dyslexia causing him to fail out of college several times, Jack Horner still went on to win a MacArthur Fellowship for his contributions to the field of science.
  • Ron Davis
    This successful engineer discusses how his struggles with dyslexia allowed him to notice his creativity.