Wed 13 Jul 2016 | 0 comments
Whatever your starting point is, here are 5 steps you could take to engage with books.By an anonymous dyslexic adult Step 1: Choose a bookFor ideas seePrintable PDF - List of books on the catalogue for dyslexicsSeries of books for...
Thu 2 Jun 2016 | 0 comments
OverviewThis is the third post in a five-part series.Getting free audiobooks from local libraries via OverdriveAudiobook services for people with learning difficultiesAudible reviewAlternatives to AudibleAudiobook listening appsLast three...
Fri 22 Mar 2013 | 0 comments
It was only a few months ago that I got my first car.It’s a sensible little second hand one, and I didn’t even choose it based on the colour (I had to be talked out of narrowing my search by only looking at pink cars).So when I saw that...
Mon 18 Mar 2013 | 0 comments
I’m new to Dyslexia Action. I began my role as Community Fundraising Executive just two weeks ago and I’ve been tasked with bringing people together on a local level to form a network of supporter groups all over the UK. This is no mean...
Wed 6 Mar 2013 | 0 comments
Could parents of children with dyslexia receive personal budgets to pay for specialist tuition? Under the new Children and Families Bill, Local Authorities will be expected to work with parents to achieve the best support possible for...
Mon 4 Mar 2013 | 1 comment
I’m sure I’m not the only one who has been shocked by the sudden appearance of Mother’s Day in my calendar this coming weekend.It’s at times like this that I realise how lucky we are these days to have the internet at our fingertips. I’m...
Fri 15 Feb 2013 | 0 comments
So you've been assessed and found out that your concerns were real and that you do indeed have dyslexia.What now? How does this change things?A report from a good psychologist or specialist teacher should include a list of practical and...
Fri 8 Feb 2013 | 0 comments
Michael Gove’s climb down over the English Baccalaureate has been widely welcomed, by organisations across education who have a range of concerns about the introduction of a new ways of examining children’s academic abilities.The...
Thu 17 Jan 2013 | 0 comments
Contributing to a debate this week on ‘Prisoners: Work Programmes’, Lord Addington made an impassioned call to reach out and help people with dyslexia.He drew members’ attention to a Channel Five programme about Shane Lynch screened...
Mon 14 Jan 2013 | 0 comments
Recent heated discussion in the media about the cost of welfare, and how to tackle the 129,000 or so who are reckoned to be the hardest to get back into employment, has been rather a disappointment because it has not challenged either...

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