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???
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???
What Year Is It? Well, my year started off well. Truly, things were looking positive. Also, I had signed to help as a volunteer with FDAMH on mental health. Signed up with fair start Scotland to find a job. Passed my interview and started training to be part of the … More???
1st Hurdle We all have things which challenge us in life. Also, no one said it was going to be easy. As a teenager having nagged my mum for electric blue Adidas running pants, so I looked cool like everyone else at athletics. However, as I watched my friends gracefully … More???
Essays Easy? So, it is the start of a new mission. I am now with the Open University. This is going to take time and a lot of studying. It also means as a student, again, I will need to go back to writing essays. Not, one of my strong … More???
Moving Forward This sounds like a will be bursting into a song! It could be from M people or Abba. Now in phase three of lockdown and good to be moving forward. Great news as I can see my local friends! I keep up with video calls but it’s nice … More???