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Jobs for Dyslexics | Landscape Designer – Ashley D Penn

By | June 13th, 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 [...]

Episode 34 – Confessions of a Poldarling Feat. Rowan Coleman

By | May 4th, 2017|Podcasts|

Rowan Coleman is an Award Winning New York and Sunday Times best-selling author; she’s been writing professionally for over 15 years and has published over 30 books. However, she still finds it difficult to fill in [...]

DYSboxing #15 | How to Change Your Screen Colour

By | April 12th, 2017|Assistive Tech, Videos|

If you’ve been diagnosed with visual stress or Irlen Mears syndrome, you’ll know that the contrast between black text on a white background can make reading stressful. If you’re using a computer, one solution to this [...]

Episode 32 – On the Write Path Feat. Jason Cook

By | March 14th, 2017|Podcasts|

It’s said that 50% of the prison population are dyslexic or struggle with reading and literacy. Jason Cook, a veteran member of the 50% club, for the second time found himself on the wrong side of [...]

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 [...]

Top 10 Fictional Dyslexic Characters

By | February 21st, 2017|Famous Dyslexics, Listmania, Videos|

With around 10% of the population being dyslexic, we often find our dyslexic compadres popping up in some pretty unexpected places. So it was no surprise when we realised, some of the characters from [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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