As a dyslexic pupil and student Primary Teacher I feel passionate that the classroom should be a welcoming place for each individual, irrespective of how you learn. My top 10 tips for an inclusive classroom are: Allow children thinking time when asking them a question. Use a voluntary approach to reading out loud in classContinue reading “Top 10 tips for an inclusive classroom”
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My dyslexic college experience
by a dyslexic student At school I didn’t think I was different to anyone else. I was not a low achiever but found exams stressful. I hated being asked to read aloud in class. I was a slow, not very fluent reader. I wasn’t very good at spelling and was rubbish at languages. I’m notContinue reading “My dyslexic college experience”
I’ve just found out that I’m dyslexic – now what?
Four things to start on your dyslexia discovery journey.
Dyslexic talents: environmental innovation and activism
The blog showcases dyslexic talents with environmental innovation and activism
Helping churches to take part in Dyslexia Awareness Week Scotland 2021
Dyslexia Awareness Week (DAW) Scotland runs from 1-7 November. One of our members has created a toolkit for churches. Although it’s written with churches in mind, some of the content can be used by other faith communities.
Who educates the educators about dyslexia?
School years are the prime window of opportunity to nurture dyslexic talent and foster achievement. But who educates the educators about dyslexia?
Dyslexia and Gaming: a perfect match?
Gaming with dyslexia? Maddy Shepherd wonders if she’s met her match.
Covid-19: an unexpected ‘trial run’ of accessible digital learning
Maddy reflects on her time as a dyslexic student and how the pandemic brought a unexpected benefits.
Vin Arthey explores dyslexia, technology and getting older, in our latest blog.
Online learning: a blessing or a curse for dyslexic students?
What are the pros and cons of online learning with dyslexia?, asks Mandy Shepherd.