Teri considers a post-lockdown world as covid restrictions ease. She also provides tips for reflecting on what you’ve missed doing over the past several months of lockdown.
Lorna writes about how she helped her son in his move up to high school. See her tips for parents of children moving to high school.
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”
In a digital world, nothing beats old fashioned kindness, writes Mandy Shepherd.
In the sixth in her series of blogs for Dyslexia Scotland, Terese Smith shares the counselling exercises that she’s using to help her in lockdown.
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”
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”
This year my dyslexic son started high school. Worried about how he would cope with this new school environment, given that organisation is not his strong point, we ensured he went to as many transition events as possible before starting. In November last year, he went to a taster day at the school, so heContinue reading “High School Transition”
Writing helps me take care of myself, practically and emotionally. In this blog post, I’d like to tell you about 3 things I write and how they help me. 1. Guidance for dyslexic adults I share good practice with other dyslexic adults by writing blog posts, magazine articles and tips guides. I find helping myContinue reading “Writing for dyslexic wellbeing”