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A Perfect Alternative to Reading: The Wonderful World of Podcasts

By | March 7th, 2017|News and Views|

You probably already know that ‘The Codpast’ started life as a monthly podcast before growing into the comprehensive, multi-media blog that it is today. Although we get some great letters, comments and feedback about our podcast, [...]

The Codpast looks back at a fantastic 2016

By | December 15th, 2016|News and Views|

As the year draws to a close, we thought we’d take a look back at the highlights of our year of podcasting, blogging and public speaking. February: At the start of the year dyslexia took pole [...]

Four Things I Learned from AA Gill

By | December 13th, 2016|Famous Dyslexics, News and Views|

As someone who stays away from the broadsheets, (I find them difficult, long winded and energy sapping) the writing of AA Gill was something I was never really aware of. But three weeks ago, I received [...]

What’s the Future for Assistive Tech?

By | December 8th, 2016|News and Views|

Establishing itself as one of the go to events of the year, ATEC (The Assistive Technology Exhibition and Conference) moved ‘tup’ north for it’s second annual conference of the year. With keynotes speeches from Microsoft and [...]

New exhibition Highlights Dyslexic Design Talent

By | September 27th, 2016|Art & Entertainment, News and Views|

So apparently the word dyslexia comes from the Greek language. Dys meaning difficulty and Lexic meaning with words. If that’s the case, after hanging out with some of the countries most accomplished dyslexic designers, I’m starting [...]

Debra Charles is Recruiting a Dyslexic Army!

By | September 27th, 2016|News and Views|

Debra Charles, CEO of Novacroft, wants to recruit a dyslexic army! Will you join the cause? A couple of weeks ago I noticed the hashtag, #sayyestodyslexia popping up in my feed. Being the ever curious blogger, [...]

What’s changed in 15 years of Dyslexia in Higher Education?

By | July 12th, 2016|News and Views|

It’s been 15 years since the Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education (ADSHE) held its first annual conference. So at this year’s annual get together we decided to test the mood of influencers and educators. [...]

Episode 23 – The Dyslexic ROI – Graham Welsh

By | April 7th, 2016|News and Views, Podcasts|

The subject of disclosure in the workplace is an issue that comes up time and time again. The general consensus seems to be, we are protected by the law and bring many positive attributes to the [...]

Tech4Good | Looking of the Next Generation of Tech Entrepreneurs

By | March 29th, 2016|News and Views|

2016 has been a big year for awards ceremonies, sadly not for the right reasons. The Oscars backlash forced us to look beyond the glittering gowns and paparazzi flash bulbs to question, ‘what exactly are The [...]

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 [...]

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