by Douglas Ankney “When you can’t read, you see no other way out,” said actor Ameer Baraka. “As a kid, I used to ask God to make me a drug dealer, because I knew in order to be someone in life you have to learn to read, and I couldn’t.” In grade school, Baraka had […]
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Inspired by a former prison inmate who went on to become an Emmy-nominated actor, Pittsburg State University’s Center for READing is joining the Dyslexia Awareness Foundation to implement the most ambitious dyslexia screening and remedial reading intervention initiative to date. The initiative will begin this spring in schools, jails, prisons, and community centers throughout the […]
A study found that 80 percent of inmates in the Huntsville, Texas, state prison were functionally illiterate, and 48 percent of those were dyslexic. READ MORE HERE
TV and Film Actor, Ameer Baraka, using his Dyslexia Awareness Foundation (www.DyslexiaAwarenessFoundation.org) to help kids with dyslexia, to help with prison reform by screening prisoners for dyslexia, and to buld dyslexia treatment centers throughout the United States and around the world.