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 […]
“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 […]
“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.
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 […]
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 […]