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My Dyslexic Strength as a Writer

Dyslexic writers have what we described as the N-strength in our book, The Dyslexic Advantage. At our recent Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation, we caught up with Amber Banks who talked to us about what she felt was her dyslexic strength as a writer.

Amber told her that as a kid, she never developed a […]

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 […]

Lindsey Stirling Top 30 Under 30 Musicians

“The only reason I’m successful is because I stayed true to myself.” – Lindsey Stirling

Forbes recently  named musician composer songwriter Lindsey Stirling in their list of Top 30 Musicians under 30. She plays in a variety of music styles including classical, pop, rock, and electronic dance. She sold over 1 million singles last year […]

Liz Miele – Dyslexia and Comedy

 
Dyslexia and Comedy with Liz Miele – Wonderfully funny and gutsy comedienne Liz Miele talks to Dyslexic Advantage about being dyslexic, its advantages, and advice for parents.

“Writing was such a huge part of my life, I didn’t know how to put it out there because I was scared to…so when I discovered stand-up, it was […]

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 and What We Know About Dyslexic Minds

Alan Alda talks with Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide, Dr. Fumiko Hoeft, and Dr. Manuel Casanova about recent advances in our understanding of the brain bases of Dyslexia as well as dyslexic strengths and advantages. This is the first in a series of videos from an event co-sponsored by Eye to Eye National and […]