05:03 PM EDT 10/13/2014
Originally posted 06/21/2008 05:40PM
Ian Ziering of Dancing With the Stars is opening up about his struggles with dyslexia.
"My career actually started in the second grade as class clown," says Ziering, 44. "That's no joke. I was always making people laugh, and it was really to mask a learning disability. ... When it came time for me to read out loud, I would crack jokes or create a diversion."
It was then that he was diagnosed with dyslexia, and for four years he worked to learn to read.
"I would work through flash cards ... to help condition me out of seeing letters and numbers backwards and upside-down," he says. "I finally trained my eyes to look at the top left corner of the page rather then the bottom right side of the page."
Originally posted 07/26/2007 07:00AM
Ian Ziering lit up the floor on Dancing with the Stars earlier this year – but he won't finish 2007 hosting The Price is Right, as he'd wished.
Originally posted 05/16/2007 08:00AM
Ian Ziering has left the ballroom.
Originally posted 05/18/2005 05:00PM
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