Dyslexia, mental health and wellbeing – new documentary launched

We’re delighted to be working with Blue Star Streaming on a documentary about dyslexia and mental health. We’ll be providing support and advice; with some of our team featured in the film, along with other participants.

Dyslexia and Anxiety

This blog was originally posted in May 2020. It’s been one of our most viewed blogs this year. With covid cases rising again and more local lockdowns being imposed, we thought it would be good to remind you all that you’re not alone while these restrictions are in place. I guess I have always beenContinue reading “Dyslexia and Anxiety”

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Part 2: The Human Need for Control and Certainty

Welcome to Part 2 of the Lockdown Mental Health Series. If you missed Part 1 you can find it here. I find the concept below really helpful, when we modern humans are feeling distressed for one reason or another. Remember we’re group animals, designed to live in small tribes, in nature, and that our brains haveContinue reading “Part 2: The Human Need for Control and Certainty”

Part 1: Unprecedented Times

Lockdown Mental Health Series: as it’s Mental Health Awareness Week, we have a special series of blogs that we’ll post across the next six days. Here is Part 1 of 6:  This blog won’t be related to dyslexia, but to a situation we all have in common right now and that’s the global pandemic ofContinue reading “Part 1: Unprecedented Times”

Veena’s Story

  Over the last year I’ve been dipping into a book about dyslexia in the workplace.  I expected it just to help me in a work context but I actually find it just as helpful for my personal development.  (You can find details of it at the end of this blog post.)  The book isContinue reading “Veena’s Story”

Dyslexia and mental health

Our 9-year-old daughter is dyslexic.  Dyslexia runs through both sides of our family although myself and my husband are not dyslexic.  When we started to realise that our daughter was finding reading, writing and spelling difficult at school, we panicked.  We wanted school to solve this for us straight away.  As we have learnt moreContinue reading “Dyslexia and mental health”