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Our Vision is a World Where Dyslexic Individuals are Known for their Strengths

Cognitive Diversity and Dyslexia in Today’s Workplace

“…Traditional approaches to educating and selecting, and employing workers, have deprived our companies of many of those who are best equipped with the kind of skills and innovation and problem solving that are needed in places like Silicon Valley.”  – Dr Brock Eide, Co-Founder, Dyslexic Advantage

Listen to Brock’s Keynote Speech to Neurodiversity in the High Tech […]

Got Science: Dyslexia and Dysgraphia ARE Different and Why SLD Should RIP

From the University of Washington: “Structural brain differences between children with dyslexia and dysgraphia and children who are typical language learners have been observed…Researchers say the findings prove that using a single category of learning disability to qualify for special education services is not scientifically supported.”

In a recent misplaced effort by the American Psychiatric […]

Redefining Dyslexia Based On Strengths

We’ve often expressed our view that the true core features associated with dyslexic minds are their strengths. In other words, the reading, spelling, and other academic challenges that people usually think of as the essence of dyslexia are really “side effects” of having a mind that’s wired to be good at other things.

 

Identifying Dyslexic […]

New Evidence for Dyslexic Strengths in 3D Spatial Reasoning

This week we’re discussing M-Strengths, or reasoning about the position, form, and movement of objects 3D space. M-Strengths are one of the four categories of MIND-Strengths, or abilities associated with dyslexic processing, that we discuss in our book, The Dyslexic Advantage.

Past Evidence For High 3D Spatial Ability In Dyslexia

Historically, many important dyslexia researchers, beginning […]

M-Strengths: 3D Spatial Reasoning and Dyslexia

 

Today we’ll focus on M-Strengths. M-Strengths is short for Material Reasoning, and it’s one of the four MIND-Strengths, or strengths associated with dyslexic processing. (We discussed the MIND-Strengths in yesterday’s post here if you missed it).

What Are M-Strengths Good For?

M-Strengths are the abilities to reason about the position, form, and movement of objects 3D […]