Tag Archives: Dyslexia

How technology can help ‘undisable’ students with dyslexia

How technology can help ‘undisable’ students with dyslexia

I find it hard to think of dyslexia as a disability in much the same way I struggle to consider ADHD or Asperger’s syndrome a disability. When I meet anybody with those neurological differences, my first thought is “what sort of jobs would you outperform me in?”. Many years ago, a colleague of mine was […] … learn more→

A brief history of dyslexia and the role women played in getting it recognised

A brief history of dyslexia and the role women played in getting it recognised

Dyslexia affects up to 10% of the population and is widely accepted as a learning difficulty that can cause problems with (among other things) reading, writing and spelling. But it hasn’t always been this way. In fact, it wasn’t until quite recently – in 1987 – that the UK government announced that they were dispelling “a myth” […] … learn more→