Exploring themes around dyslexia. Each podcast takes a theme and looks into how being dyslexic assist or affects a person in that situation. From dyslexia correction programs to being a lawyer and dyslexic, here is the place to find out what its like.
In this episode of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show, we talk to Stuart Marsden product manager at Claro Software. After finishing his PHD, he worked
In the episode of The Dyslexia Life Hacks Show, Matt talks to Delwyn McKenzie from Accent Music School in West Melton, New Zealand. She comes from a musical family being the youngest of five and both her parents play instruments. They taught her how to play a variety of interments from a very young age.
“”When I came to the UK at 14, I went around with my grandma visiting peoples houses. There’s always a picture of someone in there cap and gown. “”
Having struggled through school and her early working life, Keisha Swaby wanted to full fill her dream of getting a degree. It was during her degree, when she was getting some of her work prof read she discovered she is dyslexic and dyspraxic. This certainly has not stopped her. She has fulfilled her ambition to have a degree and is now studying for her masters.
“Dyslexia is not a visual condition, but your much more likely to have visual problems.”
Bhavin Shah is a Behavioural Optometrist who specialises in understanding the visual problems faced by dyslexics. Although dyslexia isn’t a visual condition, dyslexics often have difficulties with visual stress, visual tracking, words moving over the page etc..
“On my first driving lesson and I was turning a corner and BANG a cyclist hits me, My instructor told me, you need to be aware that the car pillar is a blind spot. That has always been with me”
Jock Boyle left school with no qualifications and label as slow. Having spent most of his adult life as a lorry driver his brain worked away in the background,