Thirteen-year-old Jonah Cohen is dyslexic. The learning disability plays a big role in Jonah’s life -- from impacting his success as a student to influencing which kids he considers friends. Jonah and his mom, Nancy Kaufman Cohen, stopped by the Jewish Contemporary Museum in San Francisco to record a conversation about one of his earliest memories. It’s the day his parents told him he would have to change schools because of his dyslexia.
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This interview was facilitated by Sarah Geis in the San Francisco StoryCorps booth at the Contemporary Jewish Museum. This story was produced by KALW’s Melanie Young.