5 Ways to Build Dyslexia Reading Skills

Dyslexia involves a lot of difficulties in learning to read and interpret words.  The infographic below shows how you can improve your reading skills.  It does this by breaking down each topic into subheadings, and offering you an informative description on each of...

Can we reduce educational inequality with technology?

Can dyslexia technology help our young people do better? Every week Dyslexia Association of London receives news of new apps, technology and learning systems that claim to help young people with Dyslexia read better, learn better and perform better. But is there any...

West Berkshire Dyslexia Association is closing

West Berkshire Dyslexia Association was started by a group of volunteers in 1983* Established by Gill Shackleton-Jones, the was association started by a meeting at Gill’s house, following an article written for the Newbury Weekly News. The group set up a...

Dyslexia Awareness Week 2016

The theme for this year is Identification of Dyslexia. Dyslexia Awareness Week runs from 3rd to 9th October in England, Wales and Ireland. Dyslexia is a hidden ability, meaning that getting an assessment and diagnoses is often difficult. Undiagnosed Dyslexia into...

Assistive Technology in Exam Access Arrangements

This post was adapted from the article by Helen Simon and Malcolm Litten published in Dyslexia Contact Magazine 2016.   In 2014 55,650 candidates were entitled to use a reader in G.C.S.E. exams, yet only 4% of students applied to use assisted technology for...

Creative Successful Dyslexic

Famous successful dyslexics include Albert Einstein, Richard Branson and Zoe Wanamaker. So why are we still telling kids that academic success is the only success? When Margaret’s daughter was diagnosed with dyslexia, she dedicated her time to prove to her...