Posts tagged 'Dyslexia'

English is a Really Stupid Language

As I wrote about last week, I am dyslexic and struggled to learn to read and write. The silliness of the English language is becoming more noticable now that my eldest son is starting to recognise letters. He is already able to recognise numbers1 and now we are trying ...

Dyslexia and Me - Today

These posts cover how dyslexia has, and continues to, influence my life.

Previously:

My performance at school started to improve once I started getting the targeted support. It also helped that in secondary school, classes were more interested in my knowledge ...

Dyslexia and Me - Cycling Metaphor

These posts cover how dyslexia has, and continues to, influence my life.

Previously:

My previous post finished with the conundrum my primary school teacher had: They knew that I knew the answers but was not completing the school work on time. Most of my primary school ...

Dyslexia and Me - Past

These posts cover how dyslexia has, and continues to, influence my life.

I have been meaning to write these for some time but never quite managed to get the ideas out of my head and onto the screen before.

I am dyslexic and I really struggled at primary school. I ...

Dyslexia Simulator

Make it STOP

Last month, I came across (via twitter) a dyslexia-simulator. Before I go any further, I would like to make clear that I am talking from a personal perspective. I am aware that there are many different flavours of dyslexia and other people will have different experiences.

I ...