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Interview With Jamie McDonald

Dyslexia London sat down with Jamie McDonald, also known as Adventureman. He is the author of the book of the same title and a motivational speaker. He talks about self-motivation, resilience, power of connection and making a difference. In his book Adventureman:...

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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...

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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...

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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 daughter...

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B.D.A. Ambassador Luke Parsons

Luke Parsons is studying a level 3 qualification in Uniformed Public Services at Eastleigh College. He says his discovery of Dyslexia made him want to prove himself to others. He was elected as head boy of his school by peers and teachers. Luke felt that year 9 was...

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Emma Wee – Neurodiverse Strategy Coach

Emma has a background in visual arts and language. She trained as a sculptor and has worked as a theatre designer for 20 years, managing and mentoring different ways of thinking. Through her work with young adults with ASD, and research around non-verbal languages,...

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