Join the Headstrong Nation
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Headstrong Nation’s mission is to form a community of dyslexics. We seek to end the medical model of dyslexia, and the consequent shame and stigma, and replace it with strength-based models that lead to pride in our identity.
Watch our nationally broadcast documentary, Headstrong: Inside the Hidden World of Dyslexia and Attention Deficit Disorder.
We have earned high school diplomas and college degrees, MBAs and PhDs. We own companies, run non-profits, make movies and publish books. Some of us have won Grammies, Oscars and Nobel prizes.
We think of ourselves as all coming from the family of nation states – the nations of Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and ADHD to name a few. We travel here in the mainstream as proud immigrants who learn to adapt and thrive.
We are all in the club, and we want you to join.
The Headstrong Pledge
I pledge to be responsible about my profile by emphasizing my strengths and learning in a way that suits me.
I pledge to tell my story and stay positive.
I pledge to stay resilient and joyful, and remember that I have a supportive community.