Mona LisaEvery few weeks I like to introduce her to another famous person who has dyslexia and discuss them with her. The first we introduced her to was Leonardo DaVinci.  We just happened to be in France and the Mona Lisa is hanging in the Louvre!  DaVinci is widely believed to have had dyslexia. One group of researchers even believes that the secret of his success was his dyslexia. One of the researchers said:

Many dyslexic people prefer to work out problems by thinking and doing rather than speaking. This could help dyslexic men develop the kind of skills they need to succeed in the artistic and creative worlds

My personal favorite of DaVinci’s work is the Vitruvian Man:
Vitruvian Man

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