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...

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...

Managing Dyslexia in the Workplace

At the May 2016 London Adult Dyslexia Support Group Conference, many of the speakers discussed what it’s like to have dyslexia at work. Jo Todd spoke about how dyslexia can be an asset within workplaces, but only if there is an environment to facilitate it. It...