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Eighth-grade filmmaker explores dyslexia

by Gail Schontzler.

Dyslexia, as 14-year-old Kade Leachman sees it, isn’t a disability, it’s a gift. The Sacajawea Middle School eighth-grader is an aspiring filmmaker, whose first 10-minute video documentary, “The D-Factor,” will have its premier tonight in a free showing at the Museum of the Rockies.

Kade said he hopes his documentary will make more people aware of the struggles for kids like him who have dyslexia. “I think people should definitely know it is a gift,” Kade said in an interview Wednesday. “No matter what, you’re not stupid. You have a different way of thinking.

Read the rest of this article from Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

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