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Life with Dyslexia by Cheri Shone

Life with Dyslexia by Cheri Shone


🔊 Listen to this I am a Dyslexic, Dyslexia Tutor currently working at The Working Men’s College and The Central Royal School of Speech and Drama both of which are located in London. I knew I was dyslexic from junior school but at the time there was not much understanding or support for dyslexic students […]

Why I Founded Dear Dyslexic

Why I Founded Dear Dyslexic


🔊 Listen to this I was never a high achiever at school, I was terrible at sport and never won any accolades nor awards. Two things that you need to be good at if you are going to a private school. Not knowing that I had dyslexia at the time, I struggled in class but […]

What does  National Dyslexia Awareness Month mean to Catherine Deveny, nothing

What does National Dyslexia Awareness Month mean to Catherine Deveny, nothing


🔊 Listen to this Let me tell you what National Dyslexia Awareness Month means to me. Nothing. I didn’t even know it existed. Perhaps that’s because every day of my life is part of my own private International Dyslexic Festival. Nevertheless I am thrilled to find it exists. So happy National Dyslexia Awareness Month to […]

National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2016

National Literacy and Numeracy Week 2016

Posted by in on 31 August, 2016

🔊 Listen to this This week marks National Literacy and Numeracy Week. Access to a supportive and appropriate education is a basic human right, and everyone one should have the literacy and numeracy skills to function and flourish in society. However, those with dyslexia struggle everyday with their literacy and some with their numeracy skills as […]

Life with Dyslexic by Cheri Shone

Life with Dyslexic by Cheri Shone


🔊 Listen to this I am a Dyslexic, Dyslexia Tutor currently working at The Working Men’s College and The Central Royal School of Speech and Drama both of which are located in London. I knew I was dyslexic from junior school but at the time there was not much understanding or support for dyslexic students […]

The Revelation of Dyslexia

The Revelation of Dyslexia

Posted by admin@deardyslexic.com in on 10 July, 2016

🔊 Listen to this I am dyslexic. I was only diagnosed as a mature adult, when I came to the UK from Australia and had done my first dyslexia training course.  I always knew I was different from other people.  I was always an avid reader but my spelling was atrocious.  I was very fortunate […]

Did you have trouble filling out this year’s electoral ballot?

Did you have trouble filling out this year’s electoral ballot?

Posted by in on 9 July, 2016

🔊 Listen to this So we still don’t have government elected a week post voting. Did you have trouble filling out this year’s electoral ballot, when you went to vote? I did, lucky for me my sister and I went together so she could help me fill it in if I needed her to. The […]

When Nothing goes right, go left

Posted by in on 16 April, 2016

🔊 Listen to this   Know where you’re going! I get lost a lot. I’m guessing that’s a pretty familiar thing for anyone reading this who also has dyslexia – navigation, we’re not great at it. But now we’re all super connected all the time, so I’ve gotten much better at finding my way around […]

Thoughts about social media

Thoughts about social media

Posted by admin@deardyslexic.com in on 16 April, 2016

🔊 Listen to this Ever wanted to join in a conversation on social media, but worried that people would focus on your spelling mistakes and grammar instead of your message? This has always been a worry for me, so you won’t find me on Facebook or Twitter. I watch high profile people who have dyslexia […]

Welcome to Dear Dyslexic

Welcome to Dear Dyslexic

Posted by in on 6 April, 2016

🔊 Listen to this I’m Shae. Like you, I’m someone who has dyslexia. I have worked as a speech pathologist and public health practitioner, and I have years of lived experience of life with dyslexia. Through all that, I have developed a serious passion for supporting and working with young people and adults who have […]