Videos

DYSboxing #6 | PAUSE | Meditation in Your Pocket

By | May 10th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Help and Advice, Videos|

Being dyslexic can sometimes be pretty stressful. Whether it’s exams, work or all that reading and writing you need to do to get on top of your email back log, it can sometimes be useful to [...]

A Beginners Guide to Text-to-speech Software

By | April 19th, 2016|Assistive Tech, Student Life, Videos, Working Life|

For anyone grappling with text based tasks, Text-to-speech software can massively improve your speed and accuracy. This video gives an overview of how Text-to-speech works and demos of some of the most common features that come [...]

Thoughts on Dyslexia | Building Inner Confidence

By | April 14th, 2016|Help and Advice, Videos|

While much of the focus on Dyslexia is around the difficulty it causes with reading and writing, what’s often overlooked is the effects of other people’s opinions of our dyslexia and what it does to our [...]

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 [...]

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