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

Congrats Prince Carl Philip of Sweden – Wedding Today – Dyslexia

Congrats to Prince Carl Philip of Sweden and his beautiful wife Sofia on their wedding today.

Prince Carl has been as strong advocate for dyslexia,  recently speaking to parents and children:

“It took me many years to get to this point, but I’m happy that I gathered the courage to talk openly about my dyslexia,” he began […]

Dyslexia in the High Tech Workforce

“Dyslexia is probably pretty common in tech companies.” – Dr. Fernette Eide, Co-Founder, Dyslexic Advantage

After interviewing dyslexic executives, software engineers, designers from the leading cutting-edge technology companies in the world, I am convinced that dyslexia and innovation go hand-in-hand and that corporations whose business it is creating what the future will be need to learn how […]

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 […]