The dyslexia story is not all bad news. There is definitely a silver lining. Dyslexia often bestows on those who have it a range of remarkable talents and skills. These come under the collective name of Positive Dyslexia.
MIKE STYLES, LITERACY, NUMERACY AND DYSLEXIA SPECIALIST
I am a Dyslexia and Neurodiversity Consultant, Researcher and Practitioner in New Zealand. I have been involved in the world of adult literacy and numeracy provision since 2001.
Mike Styles, Literacy & Numeracy Adviser @ BDA IC 2018:
Dyslexia and Neurodiversity Consultant, Mike Styles at the British Dyslexia Association International Conference 2018.
Mike talks about adult literacy and raising awareness on dyslexia in adults around the workplace.
I am a Member of the British Dyslexia Association, and have recently returned from presenting a paper at Oxford University on how adult dyslexics are supported in New Zealand. My services are available for hire to assist leaders of the adult workforce and education facilities, who require information and support in this field.
WHAT IS DYSLEXIA?
Dyslexia is a condition whereby people of average to above average intellect struggle to read, write and spell, in spite of having received quality instruction.
Dyslexia affects around 10 percent of the population worldwide.
As a widely published and sought after speaker, provided expert advise to audiences in New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom and Europe.
Here you are able to see a sample of the services I have provided over the past 18 years.
HOW I CAN HELP?
As a foremost expert in adult literacy and numeracy, I offer consulting services to a wide range of businesses, educators, and non-profits.
Ranging in size from one-to-one consultations to large seminars, I am able to provide my services globally
Blog and Articles
The special role for adults with dyslexia in the workplace A recent article in the Guardian once again highlighted the special skills of people with dyslexia and how workplaces are currently missing out on a very important productive resource. The item is entitled...
Why do we continue to deliver a discriminatory education to so many children? The burning question that remains unanswered is “knowing what we now know, and have known for some time, why are we forcing children with dyslexia through an education system that has a...
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Since 2001 I have presented to audiences throughout New Zealand, Australia, the United Kingdom and Europe.
- One-to-one consultations
- Small to medium sized workshops
- Small to large seminars