Video: Elijah Ditchendorf, a High School Science Whiz Who Has Dyslexia

By The Understood Team

Have you ever heard the myth that students with dyslexia can’t go to college? Meet high school senior Elijah Ditchendorf, the 2016 winner of the National Center for Learning Disabilities’ Anne Ford Scholarship. After high school, he’ll be studying nanorobotics at the University of Cincinnati. Watch this inspiring video, as Elijah and his parents discuss his love of math and science—and a teacher who changed everything.

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