January Audio Book Review

By | January 16th, 2015|Podcasts|

Recommended audiobooks for dyslexic listeners The Art of Asking – Amanda Palmer This is a book about how rockstar Amanda Palmer became who she is, someone who was able to raise over a million dollars on [...]

Episode 8 – The Wildboy – Brando Yelavich

By | January 5th, 2015|Famous Dyslexics, Podcasts|

If captured early Dyslexia can be nurtured and the full potential of that Dyslexic can be fulfilled. If not the frustration and misunderstanding can manifest itself into something a bit more sinister. There is a large [...]

Episode 7 – An Upward Spiral – Sarah Chapman

By | December 1st, 2014|Podcasts|

Sarah Chapman is a campaigner, entrepreneur, course manager, mother of two and force to be reckoned with. If you are familiar with work of Jay Z. There's a line in one of his tracks where he [...]

October Audio Book Review

By | October 27th, 2014|Podcasts|

The Halloween Edition Recommended audiobooks for dyslexic listeners Welcome to the first of our monthly audiobook reviews. This month Sarah Fearn, our resident book reviewer, shares her selection of supernatural listens. This is an older book, [...]

Episode 6 – King of Clubs – Peter Stringfellow

By | October 22nd, 2014|Famous Dyslexics, Podcasts|

Photo © Lorna Jane Newman Photography People are always using the phrase, ‘so and so’s lived the life’. I’ve used it in the past and now realise I’ve been using it out of context. [...]

Episode 5 – The Missing A – Aakash Odedra

By | October 13th, 2014|Art & Entertainment, Podcasts|

Formal education was never quite the right fit for Aakash Odedra. His dyslexia, vivid imagination and urge to experience the world through more than just words, was never meant for the rigid school curriculum. So at [...]

Episode 4 – Chance Encounters – Jane Elson

By | July 24th, 2014|Podcasts|

After a lifetime of chance meetings with gun wielding muggers, nuns and wobble legs cats, Jane Elson defied all her teacher red pen abuse and now has a two-book deal with Hodder Children’s books. Her first [...]

Episode 3 – Fighting the Good Fight – Natasha May

By | June 24th, 2014|Podcasts|

After finishing her GCSE’s with grades including F’s, G’s and even U’s, Natasha May thought her journey in education had reached an impenetrable brick wall. But through sheer determination, help from friends and family and some [...]

Episode 2 – Dyslexia & Mental Health – Trev William

By | May 24th, 2014|Podcasts|

In this episode musician and music teacher Trev William shares the story of his battles with dyslexia and the psychotic episodes, that he believes, his dyslexia played a part in. After a long battle with mental [...]

Episode 1 – Being a Journalist – Faye Douglas

By | April 7th, 2014|Podcasts|

In this show, journalist and creator of the House and Heals blog Faye Douglas shares the story of her struggle with dyslexia and how she successfully navigated school and university. She is now at the start  [...]

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