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Yeah, I’m dyslexic- but let me explain

I was diagnosed with dyslexia when I was 8. For an articulate kid who was good at maths, my spelling and reading comprehension was pretty shockingly low. In many ways it made sense; my elder brother is also dyslexic, and so is my dad. But as I moved through the state education system, being taught […]

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Diagnosing learning disabilities at university

The prevalence of learning disabilities is a significant issue within today’s society. Awareness has increased immeasurably in the last 20 years, most noticeable in our schools and universities, where disability services are increasingly available to assist those with learning difficulties. Specific learning difficulties (SpLD) affect the way in which information is learned and processed. They […]