Congrats to Dyslexic Advantage member and supporter CEO Stan Gloss who through sheer grit and determination and dyslexic smarts went from being fired to successful CEO of a $3.6 million dollar bioinformatics company (Bioteam). Bioteam client list is impressive: Harvard University’s Bauer Center for Genomics Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and more recently Google […]
To read articles on the web with less visual distraction, try the free Readability extension for
the Google Chrome browser (also free). There are also Android, iPhone, and iPad versions.
Readability is a web and mobile app that reduces distraction while reading on the internet.
It also has Read Now, Read Later, and Send to Kindle functions.
“While my father was achieving phenomenal success at IBM, I barely made it through high school. It took me three schools and six years before I finally graduated at 19.… He knew I was drifting, but never gave up.”
– Thomas Watson Jr, President of IBM, President Medal of Freedom Winner, US Ambassador to the […]
Here are two more winners of Dyslexic Advantage’s Karina Eide Memorial Scholarship 2016.
Brian is an undergraduate at Cornell University who unbeknownst to us, we had been acquainted with because of his excellent assistive technology blog, http://bdmtech.blogspot.com . Clearly a labor of love given all of his over school activities and athletics, we were also impressed that […]
Voice Dream is one of our community’s favorite apps for listening to text on the iPhone or iPad. It has a great user interface (especially loved is its connection with Bookshare – because Bookshare provides free electronic texts to individuals certified as having dyslexia), but it also integrates with multiple cloud software like Dropbox […]
Great news for kids in need + children of military families! The non-profit First Book has a new program making new high quality books available to kids in need. Thousands of ebooks are available free to those who qualify. Physical books are also available at low cost.
Librarians, teachers, early childhood programs, and schools whose […]
If you own a Mac, get your Safari browser to talk in less than 60 seconds. If you tell Safari to speak without selecting the text, it will start at the top, but also read details you may not want to read.