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Dyslexia and Computer Programmers

“Many programmers, including some of the brightest and best, are dyslexic…”  Mike James, programmer extraordinaire, author of over 50 books, PhD MS – still admits to feeling embarrassed about his dyslexia.

In our practice, it seems as if we’ve found a high incidence of dyslexia or dyslexia traits among parents, and within this cluster, an […]

Daymond John and his Dyslexic Entrepreneurial Advantage

“You didn’t go to an Ivy League school, your mom mortgaged your house to help get your start… You’ve talked about how you barely made it out of high school and you’re dyslexic. A lot of entrepreneurs have talked about that almost helping their rise. Do you think that played a role in your […]

Dyslexia, Empathy, Wildlife – Ben Kilham and His Black Bears

“While my dyslexia prevented me from getting higher degrees, my sensitivity to emotion, extreme attention to detail capacity (which I long considered a drawback) to think in pictures rather than words have proven immensely useful in studying and understand the behavior of animals.”  – Ben Kilham, one of the world’s authorities on black bears

For some, […]

Dyslexia : Difference Not Disease – Response

Dyslexia as Difference, Not Disease.
Although 15-20% of the population are dyslexic and comprise among some of the most accomplished people in society,  the British Dyslexia Association has had to make a statement of concern regarding The Guardian’s recent article regarding dyslexic donors.

“The British Dyslexia Association (B.D.A.) is certain that dyslexic individuals and the children […]

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 […]