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Scottish Startup launching App to help students tackle presentation fears

By | September 15th, 2018|Assistive Tech, Blog Posts|

With the next academic session looming, young entrepreneur Chris Hughes is launching an App to increase support for students with learning differences in higher education. With thousands of prospective students preparing to begin their higher education [...]

10 Things You Can Do If You’ve Failed Your Exams

By | September 1st, 2018|Blog Posts, Help and Advice|

With summer coming to an end, for many, the trials and tribulations of exam season are becoming a distant memory. But for some people, the shockwaves of not getting the exam results they'd hoped for can [...]

How Dyslexics Will Rule The Future

By | August 8th, 2018|Blog Posts, Videos|

  Often your ability to succeed in the world means mastering the written word. But for many of us with dyslexia, the T’s & C’s of participation, don’t quite match our dominant skillset. In her new [...]

The Best Dyslexia Event EVER!

By | May 14th, 2018|Blog Posts, Videos|

As someone with dyslexia, I have a somewhat love/hate relationship with books. So when I was told I would be featured in a book about dyslexia, it gave me somewhat of a dilemma. What do [...]

Episode 35 – GCHQ’s Dyslexic Code Breakers Reveal All

By | April 9th, 2018|Blog Posts, Podcasts|

In this episode of The Codpast, Sean is invited to Government Communication Headquarters (GCHQ) to learn how dyslexic employees have helped keep the British isles safe for over a 100 years. The story behind the podcast: [...]


By | April 4th, 2018|Blog Posts, Videos|

 It’s been a while since we put out any new videos, but the good news is we are back. We will be uploading videos every few weeks, which will take you behind the scenes of [...]

Jobs for Dyslexics | Landscape Designer – Ashley D Penn

By | June 13th, 2017|Working Life|

As dyslexics we are often told that there are some jobs that we are just not suited to, or that our unique challenges may make certain professions no go areas. We at The Codpast [...]

Episode 34 – Confessions of a Poldarling Feat. Rowan Coleman

By | May 4th, 2017|Podcasts|

Rowan Coleman is an Award Winning New York and Sunday Times best-selling author; she’s been writing professionally for over 15 years and has published over 30 books. However, she still finds it difficult to fill in [...]

DYSboxing #15 | How to Change Your Screen Colour

By | April 12th, 2017|Assistive Tech, Videos|

If you’ve been diagnosed with visual stress or Irlen Mears syndrome, you’ll know that the contrast between black text on a white background can make reading stressful. If you’re using a computer, one solution to this [...]

Episode 32 – On the Write Path Feat. Jason Cook

By | March 14th, 2017|Podcasts|

It’s said that 50% of the prison population are dyslexic or struggle with reading and literacy. Jason Cook, a veteran member of the 50% club, for the second time found himself on the wrong side of [...]

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