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Course “Working effectively for dyslexics” - 4 whole days

This is an intensive skill training for dyslexics on location (maximum 4 participants). This course is for (young) adults (employees and students) with dyslexia.


The course contains the following subjects:

  • what is dyslexia and the impact on daily life of adults;
  • the operation of the dyslexic brain;
  • speed reading techniques;
  • written communication: writing e-mails, reports and papers;
  • verbal communication: giving presentations or lectures, presenting your ideas in meetings;
  • interpersonal communication: giving and receiving feedback , attitude and building bridges between linear and conceptual thinkers;
  • managing your work or time;
  • fear of failure at dyslexics and how to reduce this;
  • multiple intelligence according to Gardner and specific qualities of dyslexics;
  • gifts and talents of dyslexics and how to use these efficiently at work, at school or in an education.


After the course:

  • you have insight in the benefits and pitfalls of linear and conceptual thinkers;
  • you can concentrate better and have more peace in your head;
  • you read at least two times faster! This is a result guarantee;
  • you know the ins and outs of mind mapping;
  • you make fewer writing mistakes;
  • you communicate and present yourself better;
  • you have the tools to organize your work better and work more efficiently;
  • you work with more relaxation and self-confidence;
  • you do not see dyslexia only as an obstacle but also as a gift;
  • you get that job or position you have in mind for yourself.

Practical information:

  • The course consists of an Intake of 1,5 hours to tune in on the problems and wishes of the client; 4 following days of eight hours each: training and coaching; a recurrence conversation by Skype after a few months;
  • The course is given by Sjan Verhoeven, she works as a trainer and coach and is dyslexic herself. She has written the book “Move forward with dyslexia”.
  • She has a bachelor degree in psychology and social work. More information, click here
  • Time: 4 full days following each other from 9.00 to 17.00.
  • Course material and the book “Move forward with dyslexia” are included in the course.