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Dyslexics Know Your Rights! | Reasonable Adjustments Explained

By | March 15th, 2016|Help and Advice, News and Views, Working Life|

A few weeks back, the media storm surrounding a tribunal case between Starbuck’s and a dyslexic employee was a wake-up call to us all. If you missed it, the case went something like this. Starbuck’s hires [...]

Why Dyslexics Make Great Secret Agents

By | January 28th, 2016|News and Views|

Soon after relocating his assessment center to the U.S. City of Annapolis. Dr Michael Hart noticed a strange occurrence during family interviews. When parents routinely exhibited a strange reaction to certain questions, Dr Hart realised he'd [...]

Dyslexia: the fifth member of our family

By | January 21st, 2016|News and Views|

On Saturday 21st November,  myself and my husband were honoured to be asked to speak at the Dyslexia Scotland members day and AGM about the impact that dyslexia has on our family. If you need any [...]

Could the Death of CVs be Good for Dyslexics

By | January 14th, 2016|News and Views, Working Life|

It's mid-January and for many of us our new year's resolutions are still in full swing. For some it's learning a new language, stopping smoking or living a healthier life style. For others the new year [...]

2016 Dyslexic Made Films You Won’t Want to Miss

By | January 12th, 2016|Art & Entertainment, News and Views|

It’s that time of year when we take a look at what big screen adventures, Hollywood’s dyslexic community have in store for us. Last year was a bumper year of output for dyslexic directors, producers and [...]

This Year In Dyslexia 2015 | Dyslexic Celebrities

By | January 8th, 2016|Famous Dyslexics, News and Views|

Our round up of the best celebrities dyslexic stories from 2015. Jennifer Aniston Husband Justin Theroux could not read until he was a teenager Hollywood superstar Justin Theroux is one of the top actors in the [...]

This Year In Dyslexia 2015 | Parents & Education

By | January 6th, 2016|News and Views|

Our round up of the best parents & education dyslexic stories from 2015. 20 Things Only Parents of Children With Dyslexia Would Understand Dyslexia. It’s a word many parents dread when they hear it in reference [...]

This Year In Dyslexia 2015 | Business World

By | January 4th, 2016|News and Views|

Our round up of the best business dyslexic stories from 2015. Sir Richard Branson turns 65: The leader as extreme risk taker Being a risk taker with a creative mind and ability to look at the [...]

Why We Need More Neuro-inclusive Recruiters

By | December 10th, 2015|News and Views, Working Life|

The conversation around diversity in the work place usually concentrates on visible differences; race, religion and physical disabilities. More companies need to embrace, nurture and facilitate those with hidden disabilities. If you need any assistance when [...]

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 [...]

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