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Award Winning Mystery Writer Simon Wood – Dyslexia and Mystery Writing

Imagine this. You’re a student in a creative writing class, and you submit a story to your teacher.

It’s about a young man from the UK. For the 8 years since he finished college he’s been working as an engineer, designing parts for oilrigs and water purification systems. Then he decides to move to the […]

Dyslexia Stories from Amazing Silicon Valley Tech Investor David Hornik

MUST Watch dyslexia stories from brilliant storyteller and Top Silicon Valley VC David Hornik (give this man a talk show) shares his personal story of being dyslexic, ‘ungifted’, wending his way through Stanford creating his major, surviving an early law job to read everything that had ever been legally about Ticketmaster, to a triumph using […]

Dyslexia and Beautiful Consenses – The Incredible Connectedness of Sally Taylor

Amazing artist, philosopher, musician Sally Taylor share her dyslexia story and her creation of a new way of communication, art-making, and perception. Sally’s brainchild is Consenses, a global collaboration of 140 artists around the world (all of the MIND strengths!).

We’re thrilled that Sally and her husband Dean Bragonier of NoticeAbility will be coming to our […]

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. […]

Teaching Creative Writing to Dyslexic Students

Why are there so many extraordinary dyslexic writers? There are Pulitzer and Nobel Prize in Literature winners, award winning screenwriters, journalists, children’s book authors, poets, mystery authors, and everything in between.  Many dyslexic children and adults seem to be natural storytellers, although it may be difficult to get all their thoughts down on paper.

The ability […]

Sally Gardner, Gifted Writer, Artist, and Thinker

“For years I was called the dyslexic writer and dreamed of the day that would stop and now it has. I’m a writer who happens to be dyslexic. So to dyslexic children reading this I say, stand up, stick your head up. It’s taken me years to be proud of having dyslexia. So if […]