Can dyslexia inspire me to success?



Can dyslexia inspire me to success?

Having trouble reading and writing doesn’t mean you will have trouble succeeding. People with dyslexia have excelled in all walks of life, from treading the boards to theoretical physics. It is a common trait among those best described as Britain’s business super-powers, from Alan Sugar to Richard Branson. So, far from being a hindrance, can […]

Capacity Building and Training for Teachers



The Dyslexia Foundation is offering a FREE Capacity Building and Training for Teachers in both public and private schools in Lagos and Abuja. The aim of the training is to enable teacher to recognize the signs and symptoms of dyslexia as well as gain technical skills in providing support to people with dyslexia in their […]

Top tips for creating Dyslexia friendly print materials



Top tips for creating Dyslexia friendly print materials

As well as offering Alternative Format information, what can you do to make your print materials easier for dyslexic students to read? The Dyslexia Association’ produce some excellent tips on creating dyslexia friendly print materials which are available from the BDA website :

Embracing children with dyslexia



Embracing children with dyslexia

By VICTORIA SEIKETSO SETHIBE Dyslexia is defined as a learning disability that makes it difficult for a person to decode (read), encode (spell) and comprehend words (Sandman-Hurley, 2016). In that way, dyslexic people experience challenges writing sentences and comprehensive paragraphs. Unfortunately, dyslexia has is still misunderstood by quite a number of people even up to […]

List of Books Focusing on Dyslexia for young people



List of Books Focusing on Dyslexia for young people

Close to Famous by Joan Bauer Plucky twelve-year-old Foster McFee is not going to let her inability to read keep her from reaching her goal of having her own television cooking show. In fact, her ambitions engage everyone around her, including an unlikely reading tutor who forces her to confront the vulnerability she is trying […]