Videos

DYSboxing #5 | The ThinkWrite Headset | Your Flexible Friend

By | March 8th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Student Life, Videos, Working Life|

ThinkWrite: A well designed headset with an impressive trick up it’s sleeve. A few weeks ago I came across this deceptively normal looking pair of headphones. Sure they are well designed, and if you’re searching for [...]

Thoughts on Dyslexia | Improving Your Confidence

By | January 19th, 2016|Help and Advice, Videos|

In this episode of Thoughts on Dyslexia, Miranda Banks tells us how to raise our confidence levels and keep that negative inner voice in check. If you need any assistance when reading this post please note [...]

DYSboxing #4 | The Intelligent Spell Checker

By | December 17th, 2015|Assistive Tech, Student Life, Videos, Working Life|

Ever wished you could magically correct your bad spelling? If you need any assistance when reading this post please note Browsealoud is installed on this site. Click the headphone logo in the top left corner of [...]

Thoughts on Dyslexia | Beating the Blues

By | November 19th, 2015|Help and Advice, Videos|

Apart from all the difficulties with processing, feeling down or feelings of low self-esteem can be part of the Dyslexic experience. In this video Miranda Banks, from Excel in Exams, shares techniques she's developed to deal [...]

DYSboxing #3 | Improve Your Note-Taking with Notetalker

By | October 22nd, 2015|Assistive Tech, Student Life, Videos, Working Life|

The Notetalker app turns your mobile device into a powerful recording and audio note-taking companion. Rather than mimicking the functions of your devices built-in audio recorder, Notetalker allows you to flag important parts of the recording [...]

Raising the Bar | The Reader Pen by C-Pen

By | October 13th, 2015|Assistive Tech, Videos|

If you’ve tried text to speech on your computer, you’ll know how useful a tool it is for comprehension and proof reading. For me, I find at the end of a long and tiring day, there’s [...]

Top 10 Dyslexic Comedians

By | August 25th, 2015|Famous Dyslexics, Listmania, Videos|

Those with Dyslexia are sometimes thought of as unintelligent. This is far from the truth. If you look around, there are many famous dyslexics that have help change the world. This video shows that [...]

Dyslexia | A 21st Century Superpower!

By | July 28th, 2015|Videos|

One phenomenon that is part of the dyslexic experience is being able to get from A to Z without the hassle and tedium of first, going through B, D, C etc. Some say it’s because we [...]

Top 5 Inventors with Dyslexia

By | July 16th, 2015|Famous Dyslexics, Listmania, Videos|

Those with Dyslexia are sometimes thought of as unintelligent. This is far from the truth. If you look around, there are many famous dyslexics that have help change the world Number 5: Thomas Edison Edison invented [...]

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. [...]

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