1. I prepare for every situation.
My learning disability has caused me to fear the unknown. Feeling prepared soothes my nerves. Before I attend a meeting, I make sure to have an agenda. I like knowing what is expected of me. Because I don’t like being caught off guard, I am constantly studying up — […]
“Being someone that has the dyslexia point-of-view, you’re not taking the normal highway, you’re taking the back roads. You tend to see a lot more and learn a lot more taking the back roads.” – Will Mayo, CEO of Spoken Layer
Dyslexic Advantage had a great opportunity to meet Will Mayo at our Conference on Dyslexia […]
Patience, Focus, Extra-time, External Review
• Force myself to spend that extra time on making text better, pass after pass, correcting mistakes and reworking things.
• Have someone review what I’ve written…
• Read emails to myself out loud which forces me to read slower and not skip words or read them in the wrong order.
Switching to […]
When I was looking for background information on Dyslexia and Disclosure in the workplace, I found something shocking: there was very little practical information available to young people, mid-career, and actually any adults navigating the world of work and their dyslexia. That led to the Dyslexic Advantage Disclosure Project.
Dyslexia and workplace is a little bit […]