Rise: Adult Dyslexic Workshop - Sept 3-6, 2019

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Vancouver, BC


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This 3-day (30 hour) professional workshop is an introduction to the basic theories, principles and applications to understand deal with dyslexia. This workshop is delivered with lectures, guest speakers, group work, etc. Attendance is limited to ensure the highest quality of training.

30% of children identified with having dyslexia wow in school meaning that there are some 70% of adults now who are unaware that they are dyslexic and have learned to hide it and live with the shame of it.

Dyslexia is a unique way of learning many of the great contributor to society throughout history have been dyslexic Leonardo da Vinci Einstein Walt Disney and the list goes on and on.

This program is dedicated to helping adults with dyslexia to understand what dyslexia is, understand your unique dyslexic disposition and should help you to move away from the negative aspects of your dyslexia to harness the gifts of dyslexia for yourself.

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6-10: Orientation & What Is Dyslexia

  • Orientation
  • Types of Dyslexia
  • Major Definitions


9 am-11 am: Famous People With Dyslexia

  • Famous Dyslexic People
  • Why They Succeeded
  • How You Can Succeed Like Successful Dyslexics

12 pm-2 pm: Causes & Effects Of Dyslexia

  • Hereditary Connection
  • Relationships
  • Environment & Dyslexia

4 pm-6 pm: Advantages of Dyslexia

  • Seeing the bigger picture
  • Finding the odd one out
  • Improved pattern recognition
  • Good spatial knowledge
  • Picture Thinkers
  • Sharper peripheral vision
  • Business entrepreneurs
  • Highly creative
  • Thinking outside the box – problem solving

4 -6: Your Rights

  • Your General Legal Rights
  • Your Employment Rights
  • Your Education Rights

Sat 7-10: What keeping You Back


9 am-3 pm: Your Roadmap To Harnessing Your Dyslexia

  • Train for your weakness
  • Health: eating, yoga, etc
  • How to make people like in
  • Your strengths and weaknesses

4 pm-7 pm: 5 Year Plan

  • What do you want to do
  • Is it realistic
  • What are the steps
  • Time management
  • Mindfulness
  • Working with your dyslexia
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