Assistive Technology Archives | Dyslexia UK

February 12, 2024 Comments Off

Dyslexia is a neurological condition that affects a person's ability to read, write, and spell. Students with dyslexia often struggle with tasks that involve a lot of written work, such as planning, composition,

September 19, 2023 Comments Off

Writing is a critical skill for university students, but it can be a daunting task, especially for those with dyslexia. One aspect that often poses challenges is sentence structure. Dyslexia can affect the

September 11, 2023 Comments Off

ChatGPT has been making waves in the news lately, with its rapid development and transformative impact across various fields. However, amidst the surge in assistive technologies, there has been a surprising lack of

January 30, 2023 Comments Off

This series of ‘Learning how to Learn’ blog posts investigates core learning skills such as memory techniques, revision strategies and accurate note taking. We will take each of these topics in turn and

December 5, 2022 Comments Off

People with dyslexia bring a range of different skills and talents to the work place which can be advantageous for any business. Therefore, supporting a person with dyslexia should not be seen as

November 14, 2022 Comments Off

Many people have difficulty with maths. Frequently, people with dyslexia or ADHD have co-occurring difficulties including dyscalculia, which is a specific difficulty in processing number based concepts and in using basic numeracy skills.

November 7, 2022 Comments Off

Going to university can be daunting for everyone. Adapting to the expectations on independent study, self-management and increased reading loads take a while to adapt to. In addition, adjusting to academic writing with

October 31, 2022 Comments Off

Many people have difficulty with maths. Frequently, people with dyslexia or ADHD have co-occurring difficulties including dyscalculia, which is a specific difficulty in processing number based concepts and in using basic numeracy skills.

October 24, 2022 Comments Off

In the previous blog post advice was given on completing job applications for job seekers with dyslexia. This included a discussion of the considerations of disclosing your dyslexia prior to the job interview.

October 17, 2022 Comments Off

The process of applying for a job, particularly the job interview, is a stressful process for most people. For people with dyslexia, this stress is increased. Concerns may include details relating to completing