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Posted by admin@deardyslexic.com in on 15 April, 2019

🔊 Listen to this What an amazing start to the year From being shortlisted for Telstra Business Woman of the Year and know I’ve now been lucky enough to win a scholarship to The Women’s Business School! I’m so excited and honoured to have won this scholarship it’s going to be an amazing 2019 for […]

Government Call to Action!

Government Call to Action!


🔊 Listen to this 1 in 10 Australians has Dyslexia  Up to 40% of the prison population have Dyslexia People with Dyslexia have an attempted suicide rate of 46% higher than the average population. Dyslexic individuals have untapped skills that are essential to the future workforce. The Dear Dyslexic Foundation empowers those 16 and over […]

Episode 21 out now

Episode 21 out now


🔊 Listen to this This month Shae speaks with Dr Judith Hudson on all things dyslexia, its genetic links and how Judith now supports PhD students that have dyslexia.  I really hope you enjoy this podcast, I especially liked discussing the genetic link as dyslexia runs through three generations of my family,fascinating!!

Meet our newest board member

Meet our newest board member

Posted by admin@deardyslexic.com in on 14 March, 2019

🔊 Listen to this James Sedman BCom BIntBus MBus (Applied Finance). James brings a vast range of strategic experience, acting on several Board and Committees and holding high level management and policy roles within government and the not-for-profit sectors. James is a passionate advocate and policy developer, specialising in economic, governance and disability rights and support. James […]

Episode 20 out Now

Episode 20 out Now


🔊 Listen to this In this episode, Shae speaks with Nicole Dominique Le on all things dyslexia and HR in the workplace and the value of a diverse workforce. Shae hopes you enjoy this interesting and practical podcast for those with dyslexia who are working and employers and HR departments. 

Welcome new Board Director Karen Burgess

Welcome new Board Director Karen Burgess

Posted by admin@deardyslexic.com in on 26 February, 2019

🔊 Listen to this Karen has Dyslexia and Dysgraphia. While she was diagnosed early in life, during her schooling through the 1980s and 1990s she struggled with standard schooling. Early in her career, she became an Early Childhood Educator and soon found her passion, for working with children with developmental disabilities. In 1997, she began working in […]

Episode 19 with Brian Hagan


🔊 Listen to this This month Shae speaks with Dyslexia Consultant Brian Hagan on all this dyslexia and HR. Shae hope’s you enjoy the first of many podcasts on this topic.

Supporting Home Grown Innovation

Supporting Home Grown Innovation

Posted by admin@deardyslexic.com in on 28 January, 2019

🔊 Listen to this It was a great meeting with Hugo and Jim from Dystech Australia this weekend to learn about the amazing work they are developing in the field of dyslexia and dysgraphia. Great to see such thought provoking and exciting advances in technology being developed right here in regional Victoria. Outstanding work and I’m so […]

Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace

Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace

Posted by admin@deardyslexic.com in on 30 December, 2018

🔊 Listen to this Dear Dyslexic CEO Shae Wissell met with Tim Wood, General Manager Waterways and Land at Melbourne Water, from Melbourne Water to discuss Inclusion and Diversity in the workplace, including dyslexia. This formed part of Melbourne Water’s activities for International Disability Day.Thanks to Jill Sears, Inclusion and Diversity Manager and Melbourne Water for […]

November 2018 Inclusion Training Workshop a Success

November 2018 Inclusion Training Workshop a Success

Posted by admin@deardyslexic.com in on 27 November, 2018

🔊 Listen to this A massive thank you to Christine MacJouvelet, Sandra Hargreaves, Dr Jaquline Caskey and Laura Dickinson for the excellent workshop they ran on the 16th of November, in Melbourne in partnership with Critical Agendas. 50 Teachers, Special Education Teachers and Learning Support Officers attended the workshop from across Victoria. A lot of learnings […]

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