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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 [...]

Top 10 Sports Personalities with Dyslexia

By | August 30th, 2016|Listmania, Videos|

Hot on the heels of our Olympic success we thought we’d take a look at the contribution dyslexics have made to the world of sport. Number 10: Kenny Logan [...]

Top 3 Online Grammar Checkers for Error Free Writing

By | July 26th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Listmania|

In 1971 Ralph Gorin, of Stanford University's Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, programmed a rudimentary artificial intelligence app that has become one of the world’s most widely used assistive technologies. Now, while Spell Check is not always perfect, [...]

Top 5 Referencing Tools for Dyslexic Students

By | April 21st, 2016|Assistive Tech, Listmania, Student Life|

Nearly all courses expect you to submit written work that has been referenced, without it you may be accused of plagiarising (passing someone else’s work off as your own). Referencing is a time-consuming and complicated process [...]

Top 5 TED Talks | Dyslexic Ideas Worth Spreading

By | April 12th, 2016|Listmania|

If you’ve never come across them before, TED talks are a great insight into the minds of some of the most interesting thinkers around. The rigorous pitching, coaching, time constraints and reviewing process given to a [...]

4 Skills Dyslexics Should Excel at in Future Job Markets

By | March 17th, 2016|Listmania, Student Life, Working Life|

Gone are the days when you had one job for life. With the evolution of technology and prominence of new players in global commerce, in the future jobs market, skills that once guaranteed your CV pride [...]

5 Ways to Maximise Your Time at University

By | December 3rd, 2015|Listmania, News and Views, Student Life|

  University can be a daunting experience, if like me when you enter the building you experience a great rush of energies; teachers grabbing their morning cappuccinos, students running to the library to print out coursework [...]

5 Things to Consider When Managing Someone with Autism

By | October 20th, 2015|Listmania, Working Life|

As well as dyslexia, we like to feature content about other ‘Dys-Diffs’ (our word for conditions on the nuero-diverse spectrum.) Last weeks we heard from Leena, an autistic candidate on the BBC’s Extend Scheme, talk about [...]

Five Useful Coping Strategies for those with Autism

By | October 15th, 2015|Help and Advice, Listmania|

As well as dyslexia, we like to feature content about other ‘Dys-Diffs’ (our word for conditions on the nuero-diverse spectrum.) Over the next few weeks we will hear from Leena, an autistic candidate on the BBC’s [...]

Top 5 Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Apps And Software

By | September 10th, 2015|Assistive Tech, Listmania|

When producing written work there are now more ways than ever to cut down on the amount we actually need to type. Meaning we can spend more time getting our wonderful thoughts written down rather than [...]

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