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How I discovered I was dyslexic, not helpless - Pete Roberts

Tuesday 14 January 2020

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As far as I know, becoming helpless is not part of any school curriculum, hidden away amongst the 3 R’s. Nevertheless, I, like many, fell into this bracket.

Jack Browne: my dyslexia journey

Wednesday 18 December 2019

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My name is Jack and I am 17 years old. I am going to be talking about my journey with dyslexia...

Questions from Helpline brought to you by Scanning Pens

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.