Songwriter Marc Jordan opens up about overcoming dyslexia

The Toronto Star recently featured an article about songwriter Marc Jordan who has composed and performed for years, receiving awards for many of his hit songs, all while keeping hidden his lifelong struggle with dyslexia .  Jordan finally had a name for it when his daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia seventeen years ago but he has only recently opened up about the challenges he has faced.  I applaud Jordan’s courage in sharing and wish that more people would follow his example so the public would understand about what dyslexia is (and what it is not) and what can be done to help.


About ogmsl

Fellow with the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE). I have a Masters Degree in Education from OISE/University of Toronto and am a certified Ontario teacher. Family connection with dyslexia. Past President of ONBIDA - Ontario Branch of International Dyslexia Association. In Private practice working with students of all ages and also teacher training.
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