The hidden disability

With one in ten people suffering from dyslexia, we offer job-hunting students 10 tips on how to cope It’s reckoned that one in 10 people may have dyslexia – a neurological, genetic condition that can make reading, writing, spelling and auditory processing difficult. Some ‘typical’ dyslexic signs include poor spelling, mixing up dates and times, […]

Q&A: Dyslexia

What is dyslexia? Dyslexia is a recognised learning difficulty that effects reading and spelling. A person with this condition will generally have difficulty in processing word sounds and have a poor short-term verbal memory. Current thinking is that it is caused by genetic differences that effect the left hemisphere of the brain. How many people are […]

The Big Picture

A dyslexic high school student pursues admission to a competitive college — a challenge for a boy that didn’t learn to read until 4th grade. Additional accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts, and Iconic leaders help us understand that dyslexia is as much a gift as it is a challenge.

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