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Helen B. Taussig

Helen Brooke Taussig is known as the founder of pediatric cardiology for her pioneering work developing a surgical shunt to treat “blue baby” syndrome. She also helped prevent a thalidomide birth defect crisis in the United States, testifying to the Food and Drug Administration about... Read more →

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On-Line Program Delivery – Pilot Program

In response to the COVID-19 restrictions worldwide, many Davis Facilitators can now offer web-delivered Davis Programs for reading, math, attention, and young learners.  This is part of a pilot program that will continue through June 30, 2021.  You can find a list of participating facilitators here: Read more →

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Handicap : la méthode Davis

Focus sur les « troubles dys », ou troubles cognitifs spécifiques. Plus communément, ces troubles sont appelés : dyslexie, dysphasie ou encore dyspraxie. Ils apparaissent lors du développement de l’enfant et ont des conséquences sur la scolarité et la vie quotidienne. Pourtant, si ces enfants sont pris en... Read more →

Mads Johan Øgaard

Mads Johan Øgaard

I am a big fan of the book The Gift of Dyslexia by Ronald D Davis, it truly changed my life at the age of 12. It was the first book I brought and read cover to cover, it was about me and how I... Read more →

George Church

George M. Church

Known for his work in the sequencing of genomes, in synthetic biology, in genome engineering,  and in an emerging area of neuroscience that proposes to map brain activity and establish a “functional connectome.” I was using books — even though I had a lot of... Read more →

Wallace Broecker

Wallace Brocker popularized the term “global warming” and also coined the term  “the global conveyor” for the ocean currents that circulate warm water around the globe. He was dyslexic and said he never typed or used a computer, writing manuscripts for his many books and... Read more →

John Goodenough

John B. Goodenough

John Goodenough, known for his work in improving the design of the lithium ion battery, was awarded the National Medal of Science in 2013, and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2019. As a child, Goodenough struggled with undiagnosed dyslexia (back then, he says, “you... Read more →


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