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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 […]

Neurodiversity in the High Tech Workforce

Dyslexic Advantage is proud to be cosponsoring a Conference at Microsoft June 2nd in Mountain View Neurodiversity in the High Tech Workforce.

Scott and David both spoke at our Conference on Dyslexia and Innovation last Spring (we’ll post the Entrepreneurs Panel that Scott hosted below). Visit Dave’s Late Night with Dave Hornik HERE.

Here’s Brock’s talk:

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Cybersecurity Expert on His Dyslexia

“From an early age I had a talent for pattern recognition…(but) it wasn’t until I took the armed forces aptitude tests at age 18 that I started to understand my dyslexia induced gift for spatial recognition. The recruiter was more than a little surprised that a student with a 2.0 grade average maxed out […]

Great Free App for Dyslexia and Dyslexics – Photo Text to Speech with Foreign Languages

This is a great app for dyslexics – it’s Free now, but don’t know how long the promotion will last. See it in the iTunes store HERE.  The paid app is $4.99

Take a picture of anything – menu, street signs, word problems, even a foreign language – and have it read back to you in […]

Dyslexia and Assistive Technology: How I Use Text-to-Speech-Dr Beth Gatewood

Dyslexic Advantage Webinar – Dr. Gatewood’s How I Use Text to Speech walks people through the different forms of text-to-speech, machine vs. human voices, resources like Bookshare, Kindle-Audible, and Learning Ally, and newer resources Prizmo and Bookscan. Beth’s webinar provides practical information for parents, students, teachers, and adults with dyslexia.
For a copy of Beth’s […]