Dyslexia Explored

Dyslexia Explored

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Sharing dyslexia stories from all stages and walks of life to help parents of Tween/Teenage Dyslexics find practical tips.


#41 Parent learns the law on dyslexia to make son’s childhood as normal as possible: Parent Advocacy
Nov 20 • 45 min
Ashley Roberts knew something big was going on when her son started to beat his head on the kitchen counter screaming “I’m stupid”. Listen to a parent-advocate from Dyslexia Houston talk about how she constantly advocates for her dyslexic son’s rights at…
#40 Dyslexia, Late-Bloomers and Mind Mapping. Mother discusses experience with the Mind Mapping. Maria Roth
Nov 19 • 78 min
We explore: Mum from Vancouver who homeschooled her child identifies the biggest challenge was not having faith in herself as a teacher at home especially noticing that her child was learning things later than his peers. Then she discussed the biggest…
#39 Award-winning Dentist takes a dyslexia assessment and shares the before and after the experience
May 14 • 64 min
Award-winning Dentist who takes a dyslexia assessment but agrees to compare his feelings before and after the test in this podcast recorded in two parts. We explore: Bad advice from a career adviser: “…I don’t think you’re going to be bright enough to…
#38 How parents new to dyslexia deal with information overwhelm and the shock of discovering under resourced teachers with Caron Trout
May 10 • 68 min
We go deep in this podcast about how parents new to dyslexia have to deal with the overwhelm of information. Then the shock of how under informed teachers are in educating dyslexics. The need to find outside help and community to find a way through the…
#37 Study Strategies of a Dyslexic who just finished his Masters degree from Oxford. William Stone
Apr 2 • 62 min
His dyslexia assessor advised his parents that he couldn’t manage the state school due to his dyslexia but his parents found ways for him to adapt and learn in the state system. 14 yrs later William Stone has a first class honours from the University of…
#36 Distinction at Oxford University with Dyslexia. Writing History of Art Essays! William Stone Part 1
Mar 28 • 42 min
When Williams dyslexia assessor advised his parents that he probably couldn’t manage state school due to his dyslexia his parents decided to do everything they could to keep him in mainstream. Hear the story of William Stone who got first class honours at…
#35 Autism: A mum determined to unlock her son so he can live an independent life. Stephanie Hill
Mar 26 • 56 min
What do you do when you discover your autistic child’s gibberish means “Please be happy. I’m so sorry.”? When a therapist records your 5-yr old child’s gibberish and slows it down so much you can actually hear the words. What do you do when you realize…
#34 The education system and dyslexia: A view from the inside and outside. Chrissie Grant
Mar 6 • 55 min
And this episode Chrissie Grant shares how she began as a support worker and then branched out into becoming a private education mentor. We cover things like: Acting The state system How schools wait for teenagers to fail The transition from junior school…
#33 Physical therapist finds how dyslexia helps + hinders: Through her son. Christine Robenalt
Feb 6 • 42 min
#33. Physical therapist finds how dyslexia helps + hinders: Through her son. Christine Robenalt Links you might like to check out Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/christine-robenalt-8386b42a Telehealth: https://www.telehealth.com/ Barton Reading:…
#32 How Dyslexia impacts Adults and children. Insights from CEO of Dyslexia Scotland Cathy Magee
Jan 10 • 59 min
If your Scottish and involved in Dyslexia, this is one to listen to! Also, if your involved in a dyslexia group, there is a lot to learn from how Dyslexia Scotland has grown over the last 50 yrs. In this episode we explore the story of Dyslexia Scotland…
#31 3D thinking or Material Reasoning. What the Dyslexic Advantage book, Ch5 has to say. A review.
Dec 17, 2018 • 8 min
This episode does a quick overview of chapter 5 of us dyslexic advantage and it also has my top five quotes from it with some thoughts and reflections on it. 3-D thinking or material reasoning are really useful skills in the real world and often aren’t…
#30 Facebook groups and Dyslexia, How they are a powerful force for change. Heidi Gregory. Australia
Dec 13, 2018 • 51 min
Links you might like to check out: Dyslexia Support Victoria Forum Website: http://dyslexiavictoriasupport.com Dyslexia Support Victoria Forum FB Group: www.facebook.com/groups/dyslexiavictoriasupport/?ref=group_header Say YES to Decodable Books in…
#29 How to defuse a dyslexic stress bomb on a Sunday night with a #SundayMap
Dec 12, 2018 • 54 min
The SundayMap is a reliable way to defuse it. Parents are loving it and so are the children. The child gets to mind dump and parents actually see what’s swirling around in there. No more interrogating them to find out what’s happening at school! No more…
#28 How a #SundayMap helped transform Denise Goulding’s insights into her daughters week.
Dec 7, 2018 • 40 min
How a #SundayMap. How it transformed Denise Goulding’s insights into her daughters week. Links you might like to check out: Squeeble: https://keystagefun.co.uk/ Dyslexia Explored episodes: bulletmapstudio.com/dyslexia-explored-podcast/ Mindmapping course:…
#27 Teen Tip 2. Why are you doing exams? Choosing your grade? Count the cost.
Dec 5, 2018 • 11 min
Parents, this is the kind of chat I gave my daughter when she faced exams with dyslexia. It’s also what my students hear from me. Its tough love, but they are thankful. This little episode is packed with a punch. Three punches to be precise. 1. What is…
#26 “Teen Tip 1” Dyslexia is like a Ferrari not a People Carrier.
Nov 27, 2018 • 8 min
#26 “Teen Tip 1” Dyslexia is like a Ferrari not a People Carrier. These episodes are directed towards children and teenagers to help them learn how to harness their dyslexia. We will pepper the podcast with regular “Teen Tips” designed to be listened to…
#25 The dyslexia test for his daughter brought an unexpected personal challenge for John Hicks
Nov 16, 2018 • 57 min
#25 Dyslexia in Adults is often found when your child is identified. John Hicks shares that his biggest challenge when he read his daughters assessment was what it threw up for him, memories from the past and certain behaviours in work that started to…
#24 Becoming a SciFi Author with dyslexia? It makes sense with the right tools. Iain McKinnon.
Nov 13, 2018 • 59 min
#24 Becoming a SciFi Author with dyslexia makes more sense than you think. Iain McKinnon shares his story of how writing on a computer released his writing capability. He started with a short fun DIY film then was encouraged by his friends to write a…
#23 Dyslexic Advantage” CH4 Review: Are Dyslexia and Autism opposite ends of the spectrum? “
Nov 12, 2018 • 22 min
Is Dyslexia the other end of the spectrum to Autism? Research from Dr Manuel Casanova quoted in The Dyslexic Advantage seems to point to this. Caused by how close or far our brain neurons are structured. “The brains of individuals with autism are biased…
#22 Dreaming of Being a Midwife. Dyslexia got in the way, but it hasn’t stopped Keziah Nicolas.
Nov 7, 2018 • 60 min
#22 Dreaming of Being a Midwife, Dyslexia got in the way, but hasn’t stopped Keziah Nicolas. What would you do if you were 20 and dreamt of being a midwife since your teens but your dyslexia meant that you didn’t get the grades you needed at high school?…
#21 Teenager and Mum reflect on One Year of Mind Mapping High School.
Nov 6, 2018 • 20 min
Teenager and Mum share the results of One Year of Mind Mapping High school. I grabbed a rare opportunity to meet with a student at the lunch break of Dyslexia Scotland Conference 2018. They helped me test the original Study group and “Mind Mapping High…
#20 “Dyslexic Advantage” CH.3. Review of “Differences in Information Processing” Dyslexia Memory
Nov 5, 2018 • 24 min
“Poor automaticity in routine skills makes many individuals with dyslexia…experiment with routine procedures, and in the process find new and better ways of doing things.” p23 of Dyslexic Advantage. In this summary and review of Chapter 3 of The Dyslexic…
#19 ‘From dyslexia to success: how one teacher can make all the difference’. Andrew Jenkins
Nov 2, 2018 • 47 min
Andrew Jenkins, Leadership Consultant, ‘From dyslexia to success: how one teacher can make all the difference’ Third Keynote at the Dyslexia Scotland Education Conference 2018. Andrew Shares: - A family of three grown up children all with Dyslexia and Him…
#18 A Mother and Daughter’s study strategy explained. Rachel explains how she uses mind mapping
Nov 1, 2018 • 14 min
After Rachel Millers Keynote speech she explains to me the system that she uses with her mother to keep on top of the workload leading up to her final high school exams. They just completed a 4-week online mind mapping course with Mindmap Studio. I got…
#17 Teenage Ambassador Keynote: ‘Positive about dyslexia’. Dyslexia Scotland. Rachael Miller
Oct 31, 2018 • 27 min
Welcome to Dyslexia Explored where we explore Dyslexia in the Teenage and Tweenage years from lots of different perspectives by asking people what their story is and what they can share that might help parents, tutors or even teenagers themselves with the…
#16 Dyscalculia, Traits and practical ways to help. Judy Hornigold Keynote 1: Dyslexia Scotland 2018
Oct 30, 2018 • 49 min
#16 Explores Dyscalculia, Traits and practical ways to help. Independent Education Consultant Judy Hornigold gave the first Keynote at the Dyslexia Scotland Education Conference 2018. Entitled ‘Practical ways to support dyslexic and dyscalculic learners…
#15 “Dyslexic Advantage” Ch.2. Dyslexia from two perspectives” Review of Chapter 2.
Oct 23, 2018 • 14 min
“We are claiming that certain talents are as much a part of dyslexic processing as are the better known challenges- that the strengths and the challenges are simply two sides of the same neurological coin.” P.17 The Dyslexic Advantage. Eide 2011. Great…
#14 Insights from 10 years as a Special Education Needs Coordinator in a school. Helen Wells.
Oct 22, 2018 • 57 min
Helen Wells shares her perspective as a Special Education Needs Coordiator in a school for 10 years. Shares her story of how she began as an art school graduate and became a primary school teacher by primarily learning on the job with a special program…
#13 “Dyslexic Advantage” Ch 1. Book review Journey Begins! DxA #1 Chapter 1.
Oct 19, 2018 • 13 min
“The Dyslexic Advantage” is one of the most highly recommended books on dyslexia for good reason. The team and I are going to go on a journey where we read it, map it, review it and draw out practical applications chapter by chapter, incorporating your…
#12 Benedict Phillips, 6/6 LDS, 3D Thinkers in a 2D world.
Oct 6, 2018 • 45 min
#12 Benedict Phillips, Artist, and Consultant. 3D Thinkers in a 2D world. Wonderfully creative and gently humerous Benedict Phillips shares about his severe dyslexia. A whistle stop tour of his story: - His school years. - 6 years of special educational…
#11 Darius Namdaran, 5/6 How Mind mapping can help dyslexics in High School.
Oct 5, 2018 • 52 min
#11 Darius Namdaran, LDF 5/6 How Mind mapping can help dyslexics in High School. Darius Namdaran. M.D. of Mindmap Studio gives a talk to help teenagers understand the power of mind mapping. He describes dyslexia from the outside, the inside and how you…
#10 Dr. Paula Clarke, 4/6 LDF. Effective Reading Approaches
Oct 4, 2018 • 45 min
#10 Dr. Paula Clarke, 4/6 Leeds Dyslexia Festival. Effective Reading approaches. Dr. Paula Clarke, Associate Professor at the University of Leeds presented ” Making meaning from what we read: Effective approaches for supporting learners to understand the…
#9 Prof. Jonathan Glazzard. 3/6 LDF Impact Of Dyslexia
Oct 3, 2018 • 45 min
Episode #9 Keynote speaker; Professor Jonathan Glazzard, Leeds Beckett University. The Impact of Dyslexia on Students’ Sense of Self. He tells the story of a School inspection sunk by Headteacher fighting for 4 Dyslexics. How a school inspection felt like…
#8 Lynn Greenwold O.B.E. 2/6 PATOSS +Leeds Dyslexia Festival
Oct 2, 2018 • 12 min
To celebrate International Dyslexia Week 2018 we are going to do a Leeds Dyslexia Festival ‘Series’ Day 2/6. We will publish one of the main talks given. Episode #8 Address from Lynn Greenwold O.B.E., CEO of PATOSS, a network of 1800+ private assessors…
#7 British Dyslexia Association open Leeds Dyslexia Festival
Oct 1, 2018 • 7 min
To celebrate International Dyslexia Week 2018 we are going to do a Leeds Dyslexia Festival ‘Series’. Each day we will publish one of the main talks given at the festival. Episode #7 CEO of The British Dyslexia Association (BDA) gives the opening address…
#6 Psychologist on why Mindmapping helps teen dyslexic
Sep 28, 2018 • 20 min
Part 2 Of Dr Sionah Lannan and Colin Lannan talking about their experience starting a dyslexia school. They talk about practical things they found working in the Highschool for Dyslexics including Mindmapping, desk arrangements, music and tech.
#5. How a publicly funded UK Dyslexia High School began.
Sep 26, 2018 • 43 min
This is a story about how a child psychologists dream of a dyslexia school happened. It ended up being one of the few publicly funded UK Dyslexia High Schools. It began in 1997 with Dr Sionah Lannan and Colin Lannan. There is so much useful information in…
#4. Dyslexia in Sydney + Australia. Lee: A Teachers tale
Sep 21, 2018 • 65 min
Lee shares her story as a teacher who discovered the impact of dyslexia the hard way, through her child. She tells her story of how she started as the accommodating mum, then became a ‘bossy parent’, found breakthrough with phonics in Newcastle Australia,…
#3. 31yrs answering a Dyslexia Helpline. Pat Payne
Sep 14, 2018 • 68 min
31yrs answering a Dyslexia Helpline. Pat Payne shares her story so far. Talking about her sons experience, the solutions they found, teachers and professionals they met. The creation of Yorkshire Rose Dyslexia (Formerly Leeds and Bradford Dyslexia…
#2 Dyslexia, Languages and Edinburgh University. Maggie Hunt
Sep 6, 2018 • 66 min
Maggie Hunt tells her story on the podcast this week. Her teachers thought she ‘cant be dyslexic’ because she was doing well at school and had good reading and writing. She tells an interesting story of how her Dyslexia didn’t really start tripping her up…
#1 Studying, Comics and Dyslexia: Rossie Stone
Aug 31, 2018 • 70 min
How two teachers and comics helped a Dyslexic teenager ace an exam, get into art school and start a business. Rossie Stone tells his story of dyslexia through his childhood and High School. How he was inspired to start a business creating comics for…
Introduction to Dyslexia Stories
May 21, 2018 • 2 min
“Dyslexia Stories” is here to encourage parents through the turbulent teenage years. Launching August 2018. In June/July we will be recording many people from all walks of life sharing their Dyslexia story. Dentists, Artists, Teachers, Tutors, Business…