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Monday 25 November 2019

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Can my child under 7 years old get an assessment? Very few assessors, psychologists or specialist teachers would be comfortable running a diagnostic assessment on a child under the age of 7 years.

Dyslexia and me: Sarah-Jane’s story

Monday 18 November 2019

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Dyslexia is regarded as genetic in origin, and it’s common for somebody diagnosed with dyslexia to have a close family member who is dyslexic too. Unfortunately, in past generations, there was less knowledge about dyslexia...

Dyslexia and me: Daniel’s story

Thursday 14 November 2019

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Dyslexia falls under the umbrella of ‘neurodiversity’ along dyspraxia and ADHD. Having a neurological difference means that not everybody behaves, learns or reacts in the same way...


Wednesday 13 November 2019

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'You can Change the World!' is a book of interviews with inspiring teens - including a boy with dyslexia who has transformed his life.

Dyslexia and me: Francesca Palser

Tuesday 22 October 2019

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I struggled at a young age academically and I was in bottom sets for all subjects. My mum used to blame it on being an August baby- I think that was certainly part of the problem at that age since a lot of my peers already had nearly a year more of growing up.

Helping raise awareness of accessible print design

Thursday 17 October 2019

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Design accessibility is a big issue for people with dyslexia. Learn how one print business is trying to change attitudes to designing for accessibility.

Dyslexia and me: Stephanie's story

Wednesday 16 October 2019

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For many children with dyslexia, their poor behaviour can be directly traced back to their condition. Acting out in school can be a common response for children who struggle with reading and writing in class.

Dyslexia and me: Becki’s story

Friday 11 October 2019

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People with dyslexia can understand complex information, communicating with others and seeing the big picture, meaning that they make diligent and creative employees. However, too often we are failing to empower individuals with dyslexia to do their best work...