Introducing our new Blogger!

Adulting with Dyslexia – My story by DysMysLexia

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Hi I am DysMysLexia.  I am a woman of Indian origin not young and not old. I was born and raised in the heart of England – Coventry that is- please don’t judge. My honours include a Fellowship from the Royal Society of Arts. Alumni of the year from my former university for Community and leadership and I received Coventry Citizen of the year for Arts work. Under all this sparkle is my story of struggle and climbing many mountains. I hope my stories move and inspire you. I feel blessed to have this superpower of 3 – #Dyslexia, #Dyspraxia and #Dyscalculia.

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DWP fails to track discrimination complaints

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The government department responsible for running the Disability Confident employment scheme has admitted failing to keep track of how many complaints of disability discrimination are made by its own staff.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) repeatedly brags about its much-criticised scheme, which aims to help employers recruit and retain disabled employees, and it claims itself to be a Disability Confident “Leader”, the highest of the scheme’s three levels. Continue reading “DWP fails to track discrimination complaints”

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UK Disability History Month

disability history logoUK Disability History Month (UKDHM) is an annual event creating a platform to focus on the history of our struggle for equality and human rights. 2016 will be our seventh year and we have seen a steady increase in interest and activity since we began in 2010.

“It is our turn to document this history and to become agents of change within our communities”

learn more at ukdhm.org

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Creative Study Skills and Educational Support

Creative Study Skills and Educational Support

Looking at imaginative and visual ways in addressing your studies, revision and general academic activities. Dyslexia, ADHD, learning differences etc.

Studying is hard work! but it doesn’t need to be quite so tough, with some of the ideas in this blog you could be on your way to happier study times. Davey who is dyslexic and a lecturer at Lancaster University has put together some articles with his ideas and proven techniques  Continue reading “Creative Study Skills and Educational Support”

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Dyslexia fonts and browser plugins

 

Previously i’ve posted about Dyslexia friendly fonts and a browser extension called OpenDyslexic , i know some people don’t like that font so i’ve tried a few others on my chromebook. if they are on your platform opera, firefox, windows or ios please let us know on Facebook so i can add that information.

all the addons are free and tested on Chrome browser and from the chrome web store

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Dyslexia checklist.

Are you dyslexic?

This checklist  (ADO Checklist pdf  right click & save as) was developed in conjunction with Professor Tim Miles OBE of Bangor University following empirical research by Dr Ross Cooper of LLU+, London South Bank University. This checklist does not attempt to record the talents, skills or potential linked with dyslexia.

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Exam revision tutorial

This is the excerpt for a featured post.

Exam revision tutorial by a dyslexic

Exam time can be very stressful and difficult, but not anymore our friend and dyslexic academic Davey Curnow-Garland has produced this excellent video

Creative and visual ways to exam revise, improve marks, memory and reduce stress. Ideal for dyslexics, those with english as second language and other learning needs.
head over to Daveys youtube channel for more

 

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