Category Archives: Members


How Use of Colour Can Help Your Child’s Revision


Please see this interesting link to WH Smiths website on colour coding to aid revision. Listen to this Post

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KWDA Children’s Activity Group 2015 – 2016


The KWDA Children’s Activity Group is run by Sally Candlin and Rosemary Goddard in Hildenborough.  It is aimed at dyslexic children aged 7 – 11 years old.  The group runs six sessions per year and each session is based on a theme – see website for further details.  It is designed to help and support […]

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GCHQ employs more than 100 dyslexic and dyspraxic spies


GCHQ employs more than 100 dyslexic and dyspraxic ‘neuro-diverse’ spies to harness their analytical skills in the fight against terror. The British intelligence agency uses their ability to analyse complex information in a “dispassionate, logical and analytical” way to combat threats such as foreign espionage. While many people with dyslexia struggle with reading or writing, […]

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Dyslexia ‘not linked to eyesight’


Dyslexia is not linked to any problems with eyesight, say researchers. Teams from Bristol and Newcastle universities carried out eye tests on more than 5,800 children and did not find any differences in the vision of those with dyslexia. This raises doubts about the value of using coloured overlays or lenses to help dyslexic children […]

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Podcasting: A Dyslexic information super highway.


Sean Douglas from Extraordinaire Digital media wrote a piece in the January issue of BDA regarding the huge advantages of Dyslexics using podcasts. Podcast can generally be listened to on most smart devises, so you can listen whenever and wherever you like. Many people may have trouble understanding what a podcast is, Sean says “think […]

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