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How to Deal with Dyslexia at Work

How to Deal with Dyslexia at Work

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???

The Return of The Pesky OU Student

The Return of The Pesky OU Student

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???

The Pesky OU Student

The Pesky OU Student

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???

OrCam Read

OrCam Read

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 A Weird Year

What a Weird Year

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???

Hurdles

Hurdles

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

Essays Writing Help

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

Moving Forward

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???

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