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Rise of the Chief Dyslexic Officer &#...

Rise of the Chief Dyslexic Officer – 15 June 2017

I am very pleased to have been asked to speak about the rise of the “Chief Dyslexic Officer” at this BDA event in June.  Also speaking will be individuals from Microsoft, the BBC, Exceptional People, ACAS and the BDA.  Please do consider joining us… and if you have any questions, do get in touch with either me, […]

FT Article, 3 May 2017 – “...

FT Article, 3 May 2017 – “Dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia: the gains for employers”

I’m delighted to have been included in a great Financial Times article by Alecia Clegg covering a range of neurodiversity and how organisations can best harness the skills of those with these conditions. Click here to read – Financial Times 3 May 2017 – Dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia: the gains for employers    

Should we measure the performance of ...

Should we measure the performance of dyslexics differently?

How do you measure the performance of someone with a complex pattern of strengths and weaknesses? Do you ignore the weaknesses and focus on the strengths, take an average of both or use some other method? Do you treat them as an individuals or compare them to their peers, who are likely to have a […]

Meetings

Meetings

I’ve tried to assemble a few thoughts about meetings… what is difficult, what works well etc. I have split this post into three sections: before, during and after the meeting. Before the meeting… Organising and attending meetings… The first problem with meetings is that they need arranging. Multiple people’s schedules to synchronise, home and work […]

Mindmaps are the answer… what&#...

Mindmaps are the answer… what’s the question?

From within about an hour of installing a mind-mapping application on my laptop, I was a convert… possibly even an evangelist. Far above all of the “assistive technology” available for dyslexics, this has so far been the one that has impacted my everyday life the most. To be honest, you don’t need to be dyslexic […]

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