A.O. Gunnoo – Biography

A.O. Gunnoo – Biography

I was born in England and raised in Australia. My mother is from the Philippines and my father is from Mauritius.  Eight years ago, I relocated to England where I now live and work in London as a community nurse.   The Inspiration to Write In October 2016, about a...

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 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

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 Dyslexia...