Enable recite me accessibility tool
Our Vision is a World Where Dyslexic Individuals are Known for their Strengths

Spatial Learning: Dyslexics vs. Typical Readers

Visual Scientist Matthew Schneps of the Smithsonian finds ‘dyslexic advantage’ reading visual scenes.

Dr. Matthew Schneps, director of the Lab for Visual Learning at the Smithsonian has found a heightened ability to read visual scenes among severe life-long dyslexics vs. typical readers.

Excerpt: “People with dyslexia, who face lifelong struggles with reading, exhibit numerous associated low-level […]

Dyslexia: Internet Security and Visualization

If Barrett Lyon’s life reads like incredible cyberthriller, it’s because it is one – after struggling in school because of dyslexia, he discovered expertise at computers in middle school, and  soon was managing his schools’ computer network. When investigating a vulnerability in Network Solutions, he accidentally caused AOL to go down for 3 days […]

Dyslexia: From Slow to Rocket Scientist – Dr Dave McComas

From Slow to the Interstellar Frontier. Unable to read until the age of 12, today Dr David McComas is the innovative principal investigator for the IBEX (Interstellar Boundary Explorer) mission, a program that repeatedly shocked the scientific community by overturning theories in space energy and understanding of sun-earth-galaxy interactions. Dr. McComas is also a […]

Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation – Leadership 2015

Incredible weekend at the Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation Leadership Conference in Norwalk, Connecticut. Imagine a full weekend of the world’s most intelligent creative thinkers together in one place, a TED-Aspen Ideas Festival-Clinton Global Event all rolled into one…. and add onto that – that most all attendees and speakers are dyslexic!

There is a […]

Dyslexia in One Minute – Back to School

We will never really understand dyslexia unless we consider its strengths.

It’s Back to School and for many teachers, it could be the first time they realize they have a student with dyslexia in their class. Don’t forget the Big Picture of Dyslexia and share information with your teachers. Unreasonable expectations are major cause of stress, frustration, […]

5 Tips for Resilience and Dyslexia

Dyslexia and Resilience: The word resilience comes from the Latin word resilere, meaning to rebound. The first known use of the word resilience was when a person wanted to refer to a type of wood that would carry sudden and severe loads without break. Well, that’s exactly what we want to encourage in our […]

Tech Venture Capitalist Scott Sandell on Dyslexia and Its Advantages

Don’t miss this riveting talk by Scott Sandell, one of the tech VC powerhouses of Silicon Valley. Scott only learned about his dyslexia as an adult when his daughter was identified in school.

“The advantage of the dyslexic brain is that you can understand complex things more quickly and you can synthesize the more difficult concepts […]