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Dyslexics in Film: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

By | April 27th, 2017|Art & Entertainment|

For Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Marvel Studios returns with some familiar faces, as well as some brand-new cast members. One new addition is fellow dyslexic Sylvester Stallone, who plays Starhawk, an enhanced humanoid robot [...]

Test Drive: How to Pass the Theory Exam

By | March 28th, 2017|Help and Advice|

A driving instructor who found that some of his best pupils were failing the theory exam because they were dyslexic has developed a special website to help them. Craig Trickett explains In theory, learning to drive [...]

A Perfect Alternative to Reading: The Wonderful World of Podcasts

By | March 7th, 2017|Blog Posts, News and Views|

You probably already know that ‘The Codpast’ started life as a monthly podcast before growing into the comprehensive, multi-media blog that it is today. Although we get some great letters, comments and feedback about our podcast, [...]

Jobs for Dyslexics | Comedian – Nina G

By | February 28th, 2017|Blog Posts, Working Life|

As dyslexics we are often told that there are some jobs that we are just not suited to, or that our unique challenges may make certain professions no go areas. We at The Codpast [...]

Dyslexics in Film: Dyslexia film made by dyslexic people

By | February 9th, 2017|Art & Entertainment, Blog Posts|

Dyslexic filmmaker Trevor Thomson is reaching out on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo to aid the creation of a new documentary, exploring the emotional journey of ‘coming out’ as dyslexic. But this documentary has a unique quality [...]

Books for Dyslexics | I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

By | January 31st, 2017|Art & Entertainment, Blog Posts|

I Am Malala tells the story of author Malala Yousafzai, a teenage girl from Pakistan who was attacked by the Taliban, surviving a bullet to the head. Malala is now a world famous political figure and [...]

Jobs for Dyslexics | Actor – Phil Duguid-McQuillan

By | January 26th, 2017|Working Life|

As dyslexics we are often told that there are some jobs that we are just not suited to, or that our unique challenges may make certain professions no go areas. We at The Codpast [...]

Five Mistakes I Made in Business as a Dyslexic Entrepreneur

By | January 24th, 2017|Listmania, Working Life|

Being Dyslexic is hard enough when you’ve got a job, but what about when you’re setting up and running a business? You’ve got to deal with everything from writing professional emails to making sure your accounts [...]

Famous Dyslexics: Woody Harrelson

By | January 19th, 2017|Famous Dyslexics|

Profile Name: Woodrow Tracy Harrelson Occupation: Actor Birthplace: Midland, Texas, USA Woody Harrelson’s performance in the 1985 series Cheers, not only acquired two Academy Award nominations but he also walked away with an Emmy Award. His [...]

Books for Dyslexics | Full House by Maeve Binchy

By | January 17th, 2017|Art & Entertainment|

There were two things that drew me to Full House - first of all, throughout my childhood I distinctly remember my grandmother always reading a Maeve Binchy book. I always used to ask her what the [...]