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Neurodiversity in the High Tech Workforce

Dyslexic Advantage is proud to be cosponsoring a Conference at Microsoft June 2nd in Mountain View Neurodiversity in the High Tech Workforce.

Scott and David both spoke at our Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation last Spring (we’ll post the Entrepreneurs Panel that Scott hosted below). Visit Dave’s Late Night with Dave Hornik HERE.

Here’s Brock’s talk:

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The Wonderful Art of Dyslexic Artist Jim McCarthy

“Thinking primarily with images, dyslexic people also tend to develop very strong imaginations. They use a picture or feeling based reasoning process to solve problems rather than a verbal one. If they are at first confused (or intrigued), they will mentally move around an object and look at it from different viewpoints or angles. […]

Dyslexic Toy Inventor Howard Wexler – Webinar Dec 9th

“Don’t discourage them. That’s the Most Important Thing.” – Howard Wexler, prolific toy inventor (e.g. Connect Four), educational psychologist, philanthropist.

Howard has the dyslexic strength profile that will be familiar to many of you – tons of ideas, playfulness, and love of games (dyslexic advantages!), but also a pioneer in the field of early educational toys for […]

Artist of the Month: Michael Allen, Painter

The artist of the month is Michael Allen, a gifted painter who along with his remarkable family is a member of our community. Michael lives and works in Lebanon County, PA.

When I asked whether either of his parents were artists, Michael to us, “My dad’s an engineer. He draws and builds bridges in major cities.” But interestingly, […]

Dyslexia and Video Game Designer Joe Booth – Crowded Fiction

Dyslexic Game Designer Joe Booth shares how he got involved in video game creation, childhood growing up dyslexic, and how he thinks games and education can revolutionize education. Joe recently created http://crowdedfiction.com, an unique interface to combine reading with interactive game play (iPad, iPhone, iPodtouch).

 

Joe is CEO of Vidya Gamer and Executive Producer / […]