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Lego and Learning: What We Can Learn From Plastic Bricks?

By | September 8th, 2015|News and Views|

Many see Lego as a toy rather than a tool for life long learning. James Child reveals all. No matter your age, race, religion or background, strangely one thing that seems to unite us all, is [...]

Let the Dictation Wars Begin | Dragon Anywhere vs iOS Dictation

By | August 27th, 2015|Assistive Tech, News and Views|

Nuance, the makers of Dragon Dictation release a new app to rival Apples impressive dictation tool. In every generation there’s a sci fi film that truly suspends our disbelief and permits us to ponder what life [...]

Top 5 alternatives to university

By | August 17th, 2015|Listmania, News and Views|

If you didn't quite get the grades you were hoping for it's easy to get consumed with thoughts of, 'my life is over' and 'I will never amount to anything.' It's important to remember that life [...]

Exclusive Footage of our Charley Boorman Interview

By | July 23rd, 2015|Famous Dyslexics, News and Views|

A behind the scenes look at what happened when The Codpast hit the road to interview Charley Boorman. If you are familiar with our monthly podcast, The Codpast, you're probably aware that we've featured some of [...]

Is Generation Y the Worst Generation Ever?

By | July 14th, 2015|News and Views, Student Life|

Opening up a letter that can potentially determine where you go in life, is a very overwhelming and nerve-racking moment. Thousands of graduates have recently experienced this and for some, the excitement knowing new prospects and [...]

The Accessibility Awareness Movement Goes Global

By | June 23rd, 2015|Assistive Tech, News and Views|

As with the movie industry, the summer months have become an important time of year for tech firms. Recently we’ve seen the likes of Google and Apple host their developers’ conferences and the beginnings of the [...]

Are we seeing a return to hieroglyphics?

By | May 28th, 2015|News and Views|

This video caught my attention and got me thinking whether we as 21st century humans are seeing a resurgence of hieroglyphics? Many of the world’s greatest ancient civilisations used picture based text. So maybe this could [...]

Chocolate Chips to Microchips

By | May 19th, 2015|News and Views|

Richard Branson, like many successful entrepreneurs has a knack of taking a good idea and making it great. He did it with music, he did it with airlines and now he’s doing it with crowd funding…well kinda. [...]

A Meeting of Minds

By | February 24th, 2015|Help and Advice, News and Views|

A few weeks ago The Codpast was invited to the launch of a brand new initiative which many have dubbed, ‘The TripAdvisor of Disabilities.’ SENDirect is an online directory, which  will bring disability services from across [...]

Typing Tae Kwon do

By | January 29th, 2015|News and Views|

It’s frustrating how Dyslexia can affect your memory. In many areas my memory is almost photographic. For instance, there are many occasions where I’ve heard a song once. Years later, when hearing that song for the [...]

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