Left/Right Brain learning was Re: ADD/ADHD Problems and Tech Writing/Editing Careers

Subject: Left/Right Brain learning was Re: ADD/ADHD Problems and Tech Writing/Editing Careers
From: "Ned Bedinger" <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2004 20:10:31 -0700



----- Original Message -----
From: "Anne G. Davis" <writerstone -at- cox -dot- net>

> Apparently I am one of those people who fell
> through the medical cracks so-to-speak and was never diagnosed
as a child,
> aside from being told I was fidgety, not a good listener,
"couldn't sit still,"
> "why can't you just sit and read a book in a week like
everybody else" and "out
> in left field." But when I went to grade school in the
mid-70s, you were
> either hyperactive or normal, with not much in between.


For an intelligence-affirming story of how intelligence gets
paved over by such a cliche-bound, assembly-line education, read
"Right Brained Children in A Left Brained World" (By Freed and
Parsons, ISBN: 0684847930). This gal ran the hopeless gauntlet
of school and mis-diagnosis, and emerged most victorious. I saw
her presentation once, and boy I tell you, it was riveting.

The Left/Right thing apparently has lots of external
implications--speed reading, for instance, comes more naturally
to minds cast in the right-brain/creative style. For more
information, read the book.

Have fun.

Ned Bedinger
Ed Wordsmith Technical Communications Co.
doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com
http://www.edwordsmith.com
tel: 360-434-7197
fax: 360-769-7059





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