Adult Dyslexia Diagnosis and Support

18 September Phew! Just handed in my portfolio for Unit 2 of my ADDS course. It feels great to be finished – I wont know the results until next month but I think I’ll celebrate the ‘completion’ anyway!

Categorized as Events

Pushing the Envelope

30 July Have you seen the latest envelopes designed by celebrities in support of the National Literacy Trust? In 2009 their aims are to · Inspire 30,000 children in disadvantaged areas across the UK to read · Provide more than 90,000 free books for children to choose and keep at inspirational reading events · …

Dyslexia – talents and difficulties

5 November 2008 The most important message for Dyslexia Awareness Week must be that dyslexia is a combination of talents and difficulties, all stemmimg from the tendency to utilise visual, multi-dimensional thought. The characteristics are far wider than many people realise and cover far more than just difficulties with reading. The Davis Dyslexia Association International…

Reclassify dyslexia as a thinking style not a disability

September 23 2008 The Prime Minister was recently petitioned by The Learning People to reclassify dyslexia as a thinking style, not a disability. Their petition drew attention to the complex nature of dyslexia and its composition as a mixture of talents and difficulties. They wrote “There is also mounting evidence that dyslexics can…