Fri 7 Oct 2016 | 0 comments
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Thu 6 Oct 2016 | 0 comments
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Wed 5 Oct 2016 | 0 comments
I had known Bob for a long time but we hadn’t always been friends. We went to the same school and Bob was in my class.  Bob was an annoying distraction and a frustration to me.  He was always interrupting me when I was trying to...
Mon 3 Oct 2016 | 0 comments
This is not one of those stories with a ‘Triumphed in the face of adversity’ endings. It is very much a work in progress with hopefully a satisfactory outcome. Principally it is an apology to my son for failing him thus far. If I had...
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...

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