What is Dyslexia? In simple terms, dyslexia is merely a learning difference. It is vital to understand that in no way does dyslexia reflect on a person’s intelligence. When the word came about in the late 19th century, its origins can be traced to the German “dys” meaning difficult and … More???
Return of The Pesky OU Student The Return of the Pesky OU Student Wilma! She passed DD102, an introduction to social science! How I am not quite sure as I thought her brain would explode at one point. Yes, the Open University books have arrived! DD105, an introduction to criminology, … More???
Holiday Okay, this could be me? Also, who remembers going on a holiday? In 2019 when I left my work, I planned a surprise trip for my partner to Krakow in Poland for his birthday in March 2020! In fact, I managed to book the hotel through Skyscanner. However, I … More???
A Year On Martin Bloomfield Dyslexia Bytes It has been about a year since being introduced to Martin through LinkedIn. This was during a quiet period for me. I had finished a project helping Dyslexia Scotland. In fact, I was waiting to find out about completing my training for their … More???
Student Enrolment I want to introduce you to my friend. She is a bit crazy but in a lovely way. Last year she started a crazy journey. She signed up as a student with the Open University. However, I know she is dyslexic, so this came as a bit of … More???
The Pesky OU Student Takes On An OrCam Read Once upon a time, a beautiful fairy named Lauren contacted an Open University student. Consequently, the fairy offered the chance to try out an OrCam Read. In fact what a great opportunity. The student had been watching the Darren Clark diary … More???
Diary Updates Needed Diary from Friday to Friday has been packed. Live on LinkedIn happened on Friday morning. I was talking to Darren Clark about dyslexia/dyspraxia. But the time flew by as it does while talking to Darren. So it would have been easy to talk for ages about the … More???
Weird Reality Show? I have been watching too much Red Dwarf over the Christmas period. So am I hallucinating and back in some weird reality show? Now gone from Tier 2 when I could meet and talk to friends, then back to Tier 4 and think off a daring escape … More???