Accessibility and Inclusion for the 10% of people with Dyslexia
Using a combination of evidence-informed research and lived experience, this presentation will highlight the many accessibility struggles that dyslexic people face as a result of their learning disability.
Misconceptions will be addressed, and discussions has around what the true day to day experience is like for someone who struggles to connect with this literacy-based world.
Most importantly, audience members will gain practical and innovative strategies to improve access and usability of their content, using real-life contextual examples.
Founder, Dyslexia Demystified
Jemima is a 20-year-old entrepreneur and dyslexic student, currently studying medicine at UQ.
In 2018, Jemima founded Dyslexia Demystified, a social enterprise which supports and empowers students with learning-disabilities to achieve their goals.
Working with more than 2000 dyslexic young people across Australia, Jemima specialises in the integration of assistive technologies into school and day-to-day life.
Jemima and her team of neurodiverse-teens create a better future for like-minded student through keynote presentations, dyslexic student mentoring, the creation of dyslexic friendly YouTube resources, digital access & usability testing and social media networks.