Ron Davis' Discovery

Ron Davis, himself a severely dyslexic adult, figured out how to “correct” his own dyslexia before he ever came up with any theories about how to help others.

Until the age of 38, he had always accepted the official analysis of the experts who had diagnosed him as mentally retarded.

Although he had a measured IQ of 160, he understood that he would never be able to read or write without an arduous struggle, because there was something terribly wrong with his brain. Then he noticed that sometimes his dyslexia got worse. An engineer by training, he reasoned that if he could figure out how to make his dyslexia worse, he might somehow stumble on the key to making it better. His first clue came from his artwork — he realized that when he was at his artistic best, he was at his dyslexic worst. So he locked himself in a hotel room, and practiced making his dyslexia worse. Then he worked on making it better. After three days, a moment arrived when the letters on the hotel room guest card suddenly became legible to him. Stunned that the letters were all the same size, and that there were spaces between the words, he went to a public library, picked up the book ‘Treasure Island’ from the shelves, sat down, and read the book cover to cover before the library closed that day. This was not the solution to dyslexia, but it was the beginning of a journey. Davis shared his ideas with others, discovering to his surprise that most of his artist friends were also dyslexic, and through a trial-and-error approach developed a reliable method for helping others to overcome their own dyslexia. About a year later, he opened his first reading clinic.

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Mimi Mendoza de Carrillo
Licensed Davis® Dyslexia Facilitator

Specializes in Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia & AD(H)D. Reading, Writing, Math & Attention Correction. Find out more about Mimi here.