Help and Advice

Question Corner #4: Help with Short-term Memory

By | July 30th, 2015|Help and Advice|

Dear Question Corner, I have a real problem remembering things especially the names of people I have recently met. This is not a major problem but something I wish to avoid as it can be irritating [...]

Question Corner #3: No Access to Assistive Tech

By | July 9th, 2015|Help and Advice, Working Life|

Dear Question Corner, I am currently between jobs and am actively looking for a new role. In my previous role my boss kindly provided text to speech and auto correct software to help with my written [...]

Using the BrowseAloud Assistive Toolbar on This Site

By | June 25th, 2015|Assistive Tech, Help and Advice, Videos|

We've installed BrowseAloud on this site to make The Codpast as inclusive as possible. Watch this short video to get an understanding  of how this powerful software can help you get more out of our site. [...]

Exceptional Individuals

By | June 5th, 2015|Help and Advice, Student Life, Working Life|

Over the next couple of month’s 1000’s of students will find themselves on the job market for the very first time. The first full-time position most will find themselves in is job hunting itself. After a [...]

Question Corner #2: When Should I Disclose I Have Dyslexia

By | May 22nd, 2015|Help and Advice|

This month's question: I am interviewing at the moment and I am keen to work for a company that fits with my values and approach to Learning & Development [I am an L&D Mgr by trade]. [...]

Question Corner #1: I Fear for my Job After Disclosing to my Manager

By | April 24th, 2015|Help and Advice, Working Life|

At The Codpast not only do we create the best freaking Dyslexic content on the planet. We also strive to create the biggest, best and most supportive online community for students and adult dyslexics. One way [...]

Rock ‘n’ Roll Dyscalculia

By | April 21st, 2015|Help and Advice|

Picture of rock concert, music festival, New Year eve celebration, party in nightclub, dance floor, disco club, many people standing with raised hands up and clapping, happiness and night life concept If you’re reading [...]

5 Tips for Dyslexic Job Hunters

By | April 3rd, 2015|Help and Advice, Listmania, Working Life|

Looking for a new job is stressful and almost seems like a full time job in itself. But what happens when someone goes through the standard job hunt downsides and has Dyslexia? The flood of rejections, [...]

A Survival Guide for Dyslexic Students

By | March 10th, 2015|Help and Advice, Student Life|

Higher education can be an incredibly edifying and enriching experience. However an environment designed to push you to reach your full potential will ultimately present many students with challenges. Dyslexics students in particular, may find  they [...]

5 Things You Never Knew About Dyspraxia

By | March 6th, 2015|Help and Advice, Listmania|

Most people know what dyslexia is, but many don’t understand what dyspraxia is, and up to 50% of people with dyslexia also have dyspraxia, such as myself. It’s important that people are aware of dyspraxia and [...]

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