Some companies are looking primarily for dyslexic people. At NASA, for example, more than 50% of the employees are dyslexic because they have very good vision in space and a high level of creativity which allows them to solve complex problems.
Moreover, dyslexics are fighters! They are used to making an effort and taking it upon themselves to compensate for their reading difficulties, and this makes them more perseverant in life!
A simple piece of advice: put yourself in your child’s shoes. Being dyslexic means spending the school day counting one’s mistakes, sometimes being misjudged, working hard only to get bad marks, all while burning a lot of energy.
To understand the attentional cost of a school day, imagine yourself after a full day of professional training, where you try to absorb maximum information. You usually come out of it completely exhausted, but you still have to add 3 hours of personal work when you get home in the evening… 🤯