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14-year-old spotlights dyslexia on film

3 February 2011


14-year-old spotlights dyslexia on film

The Sacajawea Middle School eighth-grader is an aspiring filmmaker, whose first 10-minute video documentary, “The D-Factor,” premiered Jan. 27 in a free showing at the Museum of the Rockies.

Kade said he hopes his documentary will make more people aware of the struggles for kids like him who have dyslexia.

“I think people should definitely know it is a gift,” Kade said in a recent interview. “No matter what, you’re not stupid. You have a different way of thinking.

“You have to work harder to get stuff across to your brain. It kind of makes you a better person.”

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via NECN

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