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The Best Fonts for Dyslexia

With increasing awareness of the visual differences associated with dyslexia and the high incidence of dyslexia in the general population (15-20%), the world seems poised to change how they present print to dyslexic readers. What fonts are best for dyslexic readers affects the overall readability of texts  and there for speed, accuracy and potentially […]

How Herd Aversion Helps Adult Dyslexics [Premium]

 “I have herd aversion to the point it’s ridiculous.” – Vince Flynn

In our earliest interviews with adult dyslexics in research for our book, a recurring theme of “herd aversion” emerged.

Herd aversion or tendency to avoid group think – seems to be a common feature among some of the most innovative and pioneering men and […]

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 […]

Creativity, Smarts, and Life Insights with Dyslexic Comedian Liz Miele

Thanks to comedian Liz Miele and The Codpast (right-brained stories from interesting individuals) for a great listen. Listen to Liz talk about memory and different modes of creativity that she learned about from reading The Dyslexic Advantage (~ 8 min 27 sec in). “You start to get hints of what makes you special in a […]