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Dyslexia at Work: Say This, Not That

Academic studies of dyslexia in the workplace have all arrived at the same conclusion: the vast majority of adults with dyslexia choose not to disclose or ask for accommodations in the workplace. Of those who do disclose, they often disclose to some but not all of their co-workers.

The reasons are several – but include […]

By |September 19th, 2017|Categories: Accommodations, dyslexia, Executive Function, Internship, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Dyslexia at Work: Say This, Not That

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Q: What Help is Available for Adults with Dyslexia ?

A. Depending on what kind of help you are seeking and where you live, there are many different types of resources available to help adults with dyslexia. In the United States, it’s been estimated that 3 out of 4 children are not being identified in school; among adults, that number is probably higher.

Should I Be […]

By |January 20th, 2017|Categories: Accommodations, Being Dyslexic, Testing, Work|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Q: What Help is Available for Adults with Dyslexia ?

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Daymond John and How He Sees His Dyslexia as an Advantage

“I see the world in a different way than most people and for me that’s been a positive thing.” – Daymond John, FUBU CEO, investor on TV Shark Tank

Kudos to Daymond John who shares that he is “Blessed with Dyslexia” in his Twitter page. As October National Dyslexia Awareness Month, the community gives a huge […]

Cognitive Diversity and Dyslexia in Today’s Workplace

“…Traditional approaches to educating and selecting, and employing workers, have deprived our companies of many of those who are best equipped with the kind of skills and innovation and problem solving that are needed in places like Silicon Valley.”  – Dr Brock Eide, Co-Founder, Dyslexic Advantage

Listen to Brock’s Keynote Speech to Neurodiversity in the High Tech […]

By |June 8th, 2015|Categories: Advocacy, MIND strengths|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Cognitive Diversity and Dyslexia in Today’s Workplace

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Dyslexia and Neurodiversity in the High Tech Workforce – Stu Shader Microsoft Silicon Valley

“I am here to start the discussion and effect change so that the future generations can and will have a better experience and not be held back…” – Stu Shader, Global Collaboration Specialist, Microsoft

Bravo to Microsoft’s Stu Shader for helping make the Neurodiversity in the High Tech Workforce Conference at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley Conference a reality.

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Dyslexia and Work – How to Create Dyslexia-Friendly Workplaces

What does it take to have a dyslexia-friendly workplace? Check out our infographic and video from our Conference at Microsoft.

The card covers common strengths and challenges as well as considerations in the workplace (no hot desking, quiet workspaces, available assistive technology) that can help dyslexic employees do their work efficiently.

Strengths are important to be […]