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

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 […]

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 […]

Dyslexia and Neurodiversity in the High Tech Workforce – Stu Shader Microsoft Silicon Valley

“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.

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Dyslexia and Work – How to Create Dyslexia-Friendly Workplaces

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 […]

5 Keys To A Strength-Based Education

The best reason to understand the strengths of dyslexic minds is to better use and enjoy the strengths of dyslexic minds.

As we’ve mentioned, May will be MIND-strengths month at Dyslexic Advantage. Each week we’ll focus on one of the four MIND-strength patterns. Each day we’ll blog on what they are, how they can be […]