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Dyslexia and Success as a Serial Entrepreneur – Janis Mitchell

How do they do it?  Successful serial entrepreneurs are entrepreneurs that start and lead multiple successful businesses. They start up companies, sell them, and keep repeating the cycle. The diversity of their businesses can be mind-boggling but successful serial entrepreneur traits show a not surprising overlap with many dyslexic adult traits. From 7 Signs You Might Be a Serial Entrepreneur: […]
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Dyslexia and NPR Designer Veronica Erb

Wonderfully talented Veronica Erb, Senior Action Designer for National Public Radio did a last minute stand-in for us at the Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation 2015 when one of our keynote speakers became ill. Veronica shared how she saw her dyslexia related strengths helped her day to day in her job conducting research with […]

Dyslexia and Talented Spoken Layer Entrepreneur Will Mayo

“Being someone that has the dyslexia point-of-view, you’re not taking the normal highway, you’re taking the back roads. You tend to see a lot more and learn a lot more taking the back roads.” – Will Mayo, CEO of Spoken Layer

Dyslexic Advantage had a great opportunity to meet Will Mayo at our Conference on Dyslexia […]

Dyslexia, Literature, and Imagination

“From a very young age, emphasis was always on the visual…”  Andrew Green shares his experience in his graduate thesis of growing up visually and virtually print-free.

After he discovered audiobooks and it “opened up my eyes to an unknown pleasure…I am experiencing something completely new; ingesting information and imagining without any previous visual criteria; […]

Spatial Learning: Dyslexics vs. Typical Readers

Visual Scientist Matthew Schneps of the Smithsonian finds ‘dyslexic advantage’ reading visual scenes.

Dr. Matthew Schneps, director of the Lab for Visual Learning at the Smithsonian has found a heightened ability to read visual scenes among severe life-long dyslexics vs. typical readers.

Excerpt: “People with dyslexia, who face lifelong struggles with reading, exhibit numerous associated low-level […]

Dyslexia: Internet Security and Visualization

If Barrett Lyon’s life reads like incredible cyberthriller, it’s because it is one – after struggling in school because of dyslexia, he discovered expertise at computers in middle school, and  soon was managing his schools’ computer network. When investigating a vulnerability in Network Solutions, he accidentally caused AOL to go down for 3 days […]

Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation – Leadership 2015

Incredible weekend at the Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation Leadership Conference in Norwalk, Connecticut. Imagine a full weekend of the world’s most intelligent creative thinkers together in one place, a TED-Aspen Ideas Festival-Clinton Global Event all rolled into one…. and add onto that – that most all attendees and speakers are dyslexic!

There is a […]