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comprehensive news articles and information for dyslexia; dysgraphia, dyscalculia and other specific learning difficulties (spld’s)

On this part of the site you will find some older news items regarding Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia and other Specific Learning Difficulties, we have featured on the main page of our site, over the last few years, that you may still find interesting.


Dyslexia & SpLD’s News Items

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Archive 2015

03/06/15 – The Dyslexia Adult Network (DAN) – Artistic! – why not enter their competition to design a logo for them?
03/06/15 – Dyslexia Awareness Week is: 5th to the 11th October 2015.
03/06/15 – ‘If a cluttered desk is the sign of a cluttered mind, of what then, is an empty desk a sign of?’ – Albert Einstein.
06/06/15 – Ditch your keyboard. With DRAGON, you just talk your ideas and it types it on the page for you. Yes, it’s that easy!
03/06/15 – What is Dysgraphia?
03/06/15 – What is Dyscalculia?
03/06/15 – What is Dyslexia?
03/06/15 – What is Dyspraxia?
03/06/15 – What is ADHD?
03/06/15 – Jennifer Aniston and her 20-year battle with Dyslexia
22/01/15 – Top 10 books for reluctant and dyslexic readers

Archive 2014
08/11/14 – The 44 Phonemes in English, their sounds and common spellings. It is important that all children understand these, not just people with dyslexia or dysgraphia. (Parent’s don’t worry about the word Phonemes, just look at the page, its easy to understand.
08/11/14 – Supporting students with dyslexia: tips, tricks and tech for teachers
08/11/14 – A new ‘Typeface’ called ‘Dyslexie’ for dyslexics
08/11/14 – Dyslexia ‘seen in brain scans’ of pre-school children

Archive 2013
20/10/13 – Dyslexia – I believe brain training can help dyslexia
18/10/13 – Dyslexia – I’m Not Marking This Mess, I can see his face ready to blow
17/10/13 – Dyslexia is Britain’s secret weapon in the spy war
17/10/13 – ‘Not the same bedtime story again!!’ ‘Why?’
08/10/13 – England’s young adults trail world in literacy and maths
27/09/13 – Dyslexia – TES, Special Needs, London, Exhibition, Friday 11th & Saturday 12th October 2013
25/09/13 – Music – Moving to the rhythm ‘can help language skills’
25/09/13 – ‘Afternoon naps’ aid children’s learning
16/09/13 – Supporting students with dyslexia: tips, tricks and tech for teachers
05/09/13 – A new ‘Typeface’ called ‘Dyslexie’ for dyslexics
05/09/13 – Dyslexia ‘seen in brain scans’ of pre-school children
01/10/13 – Ditch your keyboard. With DRAGON, you just talk your ideas and it types it on the page for you. Yes, it’s that easy!
27/09/13 – Dyslexia – TES, Special Needs, London, Exhibition, Friday 11th & Saturday 12th October 2013
25/09/13 – Music – Moving to the rhythm ‘can help language skills’
25/09/13 – ‘Afternoon naps’ aid children’s learning
16/09/13 – Supporting students with dyslexia: tips, tricks and tech for teachers
05/09/13 – A new ‘Typeface’ called ‘Dyslexie’ for dyslexics
29/08/13 – One County, Worcestershire spent £800,000 on drugs for #ADHD .
05/09/13 – Dyslexia ‘seen in brain scans’ of pre-school children
18/07/13 – Dyslexia is Britain’s secret weapon in the spy war
18/07/13 – Almost 40% of army recruits have reading age of 11, MPs warn
06/07/13 – Dyslexic children ‘should read complicated fonts’
06/07/13 – Creative people more likely to hold phone to left ear, study finds
21/06/13 – Dyslexic PC faced ‘unfair treatment’ by Sellafield Force – awaiting result
19/06/13 – Can Brain Training make you smarter?
18/06/13 – ADHD linked to problems processing memories at night
30/05/13 – Maths is key to learning languages
30/05/13 – Pupils write book on dyslexia
30/05/13 – 73% parents say their children don’t have access to drinking fountains, which could affecting their educational development
22/05/13 – It’s Adult Learners Week! Indigo Dyslexia Centre, are running sessions tomorrow at the Centre, Norwich for adults looking to improve their computer skills.
04/05/13 – Dyslexic PC faced ‘unfair treatment’ by Sellafield force – no decision yet
04/05/13 – Teenage triathlete tips on beating dyslexia
01/05/13 – How A Particular Type Of Drawing Is Associated With Reading Achievement In Kindergarten
16/04/13 – Is handwriting still important? The digital generation skips penmanship
13/04/13 – Singing ‘rewires’ damaged brain – ultimately, could help reading
13/04/13 – ‘Rosemary smell ‘may improve memory’
10/04/13 – Chewable # iPads for babies, whatever next. This costs just £85 and will ‘bounce. ‘Helps one-year-olds develop’.
10/04/13 – Could the tiny# ‘Raspberry Pi’ do-it-yourself PC help Britain to find the next Mark Zuckerberg?
04/04/13 – How brain training can make you significantly smarter
04/04/13 – Diagram showing how dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD & Asperger’s Syndrome overlap
04/04/13 – Dyslexia – Creativity without a lot of Reading.
04/04/13 – Lifechanging ChromaGen Lenses for People with Dyslexia.
14/03/13 – Pass it on: Prescribing ADHD drugs to healthy kids is not justifiable. Do you beLieve they actually would?
13/03/13 – Video games top treatment for dyslexia, say researchers
12/03/13 – ‘Fonzie’ (Henry Winkler) gives dyslexia talk at School.’
11/03/13 – James Martin: ‘Dyslexia drove me to success, despite being unable to read.’
11/03/13 – How hearing skills could be key to treating dyslexia
03/03/13 – Video games may boost reading skills in dyslexic kids: Study shows
03/03/13 – Thomas Richards is just 16, and has become another Dyslexic Entrepreneur, through sheer hard work
27/02/13 – 2nd National Music Day, is on 16 March
27/02/13 – Babies can hear in the womb, three months before they are born
22/02/13 – UK maths pupils ‘not keeping up’
22/02/13 – Top maths pupils ‘fail to keep up with world’s best’
22/02/13 – Dyslexia can be fixed using devices
12/01/13 – Steven Spielberg talks about his Dyslexia
12/01/13 – Want to Prepare your Toddler for school?
12/01/13 – NYC has a new law banning large sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces?

Archive 2012
21/11/12 – New study claims ADHD ‘has a genetic link’.
21/11/12 – ‘I’ve missed a year of school with ADHD’.
21/11/12 – Second Book on Dyslexia Poetry by Dyslexic Writer
21/11/12 – Great interview with Steven Spielberg about his Late identification of dyslexia
18/11/12 – Redemption time for Mitchell (Dyslexia / ADHD)
18/11/12 – Keira Knightley: dyslexia ‘doesn’t mean you’re stupid’
18/11/12 – Eddie Izzard – Learning French (with subtitles)
18/11/12 – Copies of ‘Dyslexia and Us’ still available
16/09/12 – Can sugar make you dumb?

Archive 2011
25/08/11 – Practical Solutions for Dyslexia for Higher and Further Education
24/08/11 – The Open University has a free short course on dyslexia on its Open Learn website.
18/08/11 – Got Dyspraxia? How to live life to the full.
18/08/11 – Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia Workshop at Ann Arbour. Friday 19th August.
29/07/11 – BBC – New TV series filming in August, require children with dyslexia.
28/07/11 – Doctor Who Stars to Voice Characters in CBeebies-FME Kids’ Series -may help children with dyspraxia
26/07/11 – What does, Cher, Brad Little, John Lennon, Nigel Kennedy have in common? All famous musicians & dyslexic. Can music help dyslexics?
26/07/11 – Can music help dyslexic?
26/07/11 – New typeface helps people with dyslexia read.
21/01/11 – Driving with dyspraxia is more difficult.
18/07/11 – Congratulations to Tom Pollereau, who is dyslexic, wins the Apprentice
16/07/11 – Davis (who has dyspraxia) grabs a sensational six medals
16/07/11 – From no GCSEs … to a first-class degree, Dyslexic Ben Celebrates
21/01/11 – Driving with dyspraxia is more difficult
16/07/11 – 11-year-old boy with dyslexia is celebrating making it through to the finals of the National Poetry Competition
16/07/11 – Dyslexia Awareness Week 30/10/11.
15/07/11 – Congratulations to Princess Beatrice
15/07/11 – Princess Beatrice Fights Dyslexia
12/07/11 – Indiana latest US state to drop handwriting requirement
03/07/11 – Henry Winkler, releases Hank Zipzer novelty for dyslexic Teenagers
05/07/11 – Horse Winner defies Dyslexia
01/07/11 – ‘Raising Awareness of Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia’ on our website.
30/06/11 – Musical games benefit dyslexic kids
30/06/11 – Dyslexie: A typeface for dyslexics
28/06/11 – Dyslexia Awareness Week 30/10/11.
28/06/11 – ‘Raising Awareness of Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia’ on our website.
08/06/11 – Dawn French: ‘Our children’s inability to read is a failure we must all share’.
01/06/11 – ‘Raising Awareness of Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dysgraphia’ on our website.
01/06/11 – Dyslexic Poet Zephaniah: Teacher told me not everyone can read well ……. So try football!
12/05/11 – Danny Glover, one of Hollywood’s most successful actors is dyslexic.
12/04/11 – Theo Paphitis: Branded Lazy at School, ‘but I was dyslexic’.
12/04/11 – Dyspraxia Association has been given the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.
23/03/11 – The Fonz’ has been awarded an OBE for his work on dyslexia.
11/03/11 – Max Irons talks about his dyslexia.
28/02/11 – ‘ I had to beat dyslexia to top charts, reveals Singer Clare Maquire’.

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