School years are the prime window of opportunity to nurture dyslexic talent and foster achievement. But who educates the educators about dyslexia?
Charis Gambon writes about her academic experiences and gaining a 2.1 History degree.
Emily Cormack reflects on an academic learning journey with dyslexia.
The Memory and Processing Guide for Neurodiverse Learners by Alison Patrick (Jessica Kingsley Publishers; Due out June 2020) All readers, whatever their current views on the impact of memory and processing skills, will find plenty to stimulate their thinking in this book. Alison Patrick writes from personal experience and her range of reference is extensive.Continue reading “Book review”
This highly practical book is well organised, accessible and jargon free. Parents who are struggling to understand the Addressing Dyslexia Toolkit’s Dyslexia identification Pathway and a school’s Staged intervention and planning paperwork will find this book refreshingly informative and easy to follow. Drs Reid and Guise are highly qualified professionals both with considerable experience inContinue reading “Book Review: Assessment for Dyslexia and Learning Differences – A Concise Guide for Teachers and Parents by Gavin Reid and Jennie Guise”
We’re delighted to report that Dyslexia Scotland has recently been awarded the GTCS Professional Learning Award for Organisations. The Award is issued by the General Teaching Council for Scotland to recognise organisations that support and promote professional learning for teachers. This Quality Mark means that the organisation has been assessed through GTCS’s independent quality assuranceContinue reading “Attention teachers! Professional Learning opportunity”