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”
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My Dyslexia Story
When I found out about having dyslexia, everything started to make sense to me, it wasn’t that I didn’t have the intelligence, it was that I didn’t have the right resources in place to help me learn and understand things the way I do now.
Me, Myself and I + Dyslexia (Part 2)
Leading on from my Part 1 blog, here is a list of my top 5 tips, that I want to share, in the hope that it might help other people. My Top 5 Tips Technology – I love Grammarly. My work pays for me to have the premium edition, which is great, but even theContinue reading “Me, Myself and I + Dyslexia (Part 2)”
Jay Blades and the Demystifying of Dyslexia
Dyslexia need not be a barrier to achievement, success and a fulfilled life, writes Gemma about the recent Jay Blades documentary.
Oh yes – I’m disabled
‘They’re well intentioned, but they don’t get it.’ Vin Arthey asks whether the non-dyslexic population might be missing the point.
I’ve just found out that I’m dyslexic – now what?
Four things to start on your dyslexia discovery journey.
My Neurodiversity Journey Part 3
David Yeoman explores part three of his dyslexia journey.
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.
Gems from a Creative Mind: a poetry book by Doreen Kelly
Doreen writes about her experiences of getting her poetry book published. This book will soon be available to pre-order from Dyslexia Scotland.
Being dyslexic in the virtual world during Covid-19
In a digital world, nothing beats old fashioned kindness, writes Mandy Shepherd.