Arts Award Champions!

Dyslexia Scotland is thrilled to announce that Trinity College London has selected us to be one of their Arts Award Champion Centres for 2019-20. Arts Award is a set of unique qualifications that support young people up to age 25 to take part in arts activities, learn about the arts and artists, express themselves throughContinue reading “Arts Award Champions!”

When did your dyslexia story begin?

The hardest part of having dyslexia is always figuring out where to start. It’s easy to say, you start at the beginning. But what does that mean. This is why my story doesn’t have a beginning, but it does have an end – I’ve just not got that far yet. I first began to noticeContinue reading “When did your dyslexia story begin?”

Bear with me

Bear with me as I fumble for words, it takes time, which may seem absurd   Bear with me as I doodle and draw, I have the feeling I just can’t write anymore   Bear with me as I go for a walk to clear my head, to try and lift this feeling of dreadContinue reading “Bear with me”

Growing positively from trauma

(Image standard copyright Dyslexia Scotland) Several years ago, I had some negative experiences in employment.  These were caused by my dyslexia and people’s unhelpful responses to it, both before and after I was identified.  In this blog post, I’d like to tell you about 7 things that have helped me grow positively from these negativeContinue reading “Growing positively from trauma”

‘Think Differently’

Dyslexia isn’t the obvious inspiration point for a collection of interior fabrics, yet for our final degree project we were encouraged to choose a subject close to our hearts, and learning how to support our daughter through school with dyslexia remains exactly that. ‘Think Differently’ was my title, reflecting both how a dyslexic mind operatesContinue reading “‘Think Differently’”