Art & Entertainment

Alan Turing and The Imitation Game

By | December 12th, 2014|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

It seems like the British intelligence service is finally seeing the potential in dyslexics, but before you done your James Bond tux and bow tie, you might want to read on. In an article by The Independent, [...]

Letters Project – November Pick

By | November 25th, 2014|Art & Entertainment|

Our friends over at Dyspla, are always championing the great work of dyslexic writers. When looking through the great resources and content on their site I came across this cool project. On their website Dyspla say, "The Letters [...]

Dyslexic Interview Masterclass

By | November 14th, 2014|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

Before starting The Codpast, I’d been working as a corporate video producer. I was always behind the scenes and had no ambition to be in front of the camera or mic. To this day, trying to [...]

Episode 5 – The Missing A – Aakash Odedra

By | October 13th, 2014|Art & Entertainment, Podcasts|

Formal education was never quite the right fit for Aakash Odedra. His dyslexia, vivid imagination and urge to experience the world through more than just words, was never meant for the rigid school curriculum. So at [...]

Quentin’s Letter to a Fan

By | October 1st, 2014|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

People have wildly different views of Quentin Tarantino. Some see him as excessively violent, some see him as an idea thief and some have even accused him of being racist. Whatever you think of him, it’s [...]

How much have perceptions about dyslexia changed?

By | August 4th, 2014|Art & Entertainment, News and Views|

Now I’m probably in danger of giving away my age here, but let’s just say it’s been almost two decades since I last sat in a high school classroom. I was never diagnosed with dyslexia at [...]

Vince Low’s Line Art

By | May 27th, 2014|Art & Entertainment, News and Views|

Vince Low – like many dyslexics – wrote himself off at an early age. Undiagnosed, his difficulties persisted into adulthood but after a chance commission for a dyslexic awareness campaign, everything fell in to place. After [...]

Why Dyslexics Rule in the Opera World

By | May 25th, 2014|Art & Entertainment|

Singer Ailie-jane Reid is on a campaign to highlight a hidden problem in the world of opera. Click here to read more: http://www.thejournal.co.uk/news/north-east-news/northumberland-music-teacher-studies-how-7159508 If you like this post subscribe to this blog, join our newsletter or [...]

Dyslexia and Dance

By | May 20th, 2014|Art & Entertainment|

Dyslexia and dance. Interesting concept. Would have loved to have seen this. http://www.theguardian.com/stage/dance-blog/2014/may/05/aakash-odedra-murmur-dyslexia-dance If you like this post subscribe to this blog, join our newsletter or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to keep up to [...]

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