Art & Entertainment

Books by Dyslexics | Amber Lee Dodd’s We Are Giants

By | August 9th, 2016|Art & Entertainment|

When I was growing up, most books aimed at young female readers, seemed to only feature girls with perfect figures and the boys that fought over them. I had unrealistic expectations of the world because of [...]

Italian Play Set Out to Tackle the Dark Side of Dyslexic

By | July 21st, 2016|Art & Entertainment|

With the advances of assistive technology and support in education and the workplace, dyslexic traits that were traditionally seen as barriers can now be overcome. One issue that still prevails though, is the self-deprecation caused by [...]

Dyslexics in Film: Now You See Me 2 feat. Woody Harrelson & Mark Ruffalo

By | July 14th, 2016|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

Woody Harrelson (dyslexic), Mark Ruffalo (dyslexic) and Daniel Radcliffe (dyspraxic) represent for neurodiversity in this comedy, action-packed roller coaster of a film. If you need any assistance when reading this post please note Browsealoud is installed [...]

Books by Dyslexics | A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled

By | June 14th, 2016|Art & Entertainment|

When I was asked to review this book, I was hesitant as I don’t normally read non-fiction books – being forced to read them at University has put me off. But like a lot of people, [...]

True Stories | Red Pen Scars

By | June 7th, 2016|Art & Entertainment, Student Life, Working Life|

My self-esteem and confidence had taken a pounding from a young age as the red pen marks made permanent scars. Although I survived it, School was not easy for me. Enduring constant put downs for bad [...]

True Stories | There’s Somebody at the Door

By | May 3rd, 2016|Art & Entertainment|

Calling the wrong person, paying the wrong price or getting measurements wrong, mistakes with numbers can have implications that range from annoying to serious. In this short story, one of our reader's recounts an occasion when [...]

True Stories | Tea Breaks, Tantrums and Tarantino

By | March 10th, 2016|Art & Entertainment, Working Life|

Your dyslexia's been dissed and anger brews! We've all been there. In this short story, one of our readers recounts one such occasion, when her annoying boss almost got what was coming to her. If you [...]

Books by Dyslexics: How to Fly with Broken Wings

By | March 3rd, 2016|Art & Entertainment|

Jane Elson's second book doesn't disappoint and raises the profile Asperger’s in this heart felt tale of friendship, fear and flying. When I first started reading this book, after the first couple of pages I thought [...]

Dyslexics in Film: Hail, Caesar! feat. George Clooney & Channing Tatum

By | February 25th, 2016|Art & Entertainment, Famous Dyslexics|

Always wondered what Hollywood looks like in the 50's? Hail, Caesar! The new movie by the Coen brothers starring, amongst others, the dyslexic George Clooney and Channing Tatum, will transport you right back to a bygone [...]

Dyslexics in Theatre: The Musical

By | February 18th, 2016|Art & Entertainment|

  Anyone remember playing Habbo Hotel? I remember spending hours in my bedroom, creating my avatar named PrincessEmmaChristianGirl99 (don’t ask!). I created the perfect mini me, free from acne, frizzy hair, big teeth and worries. She was also free [...]

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