Dyslexia Adventures - Weekend course for Adults

Dyslexia Adventures Weekend course for Adults
7th-9th August 2015

Inspiring people with Dyslexia to reach their potential.
Delivered by experts in personal development who understand Dyslexia.

Who is it for?

For Adults who may have dyslexia or other similar learning difficulties and for adults who support people with dyslexia (e.g. parents, partners).
Focus on…
A shared experience of Outdoor Adventures combined with discussions and a sharing of coping strategies for Dyslexia.

ADO Mutual Beneficial Opportunities – Urgent

Dear Colleagues/ Supporters,

I am writing to you in order to highlight an unfortunate situation which is also an opportunity which coincides with two major enquiries which affect grants that support dyslexics and those with the overlapping condition.

Jennifer Aniston on being diagnosed with dyslexia

Jennifer Aniston on being diagnosed with dyslexia as an adult: 'I thought I wasn't smart'
Jennifer Aniston.jpg
Jennifer Aniston is known for her sharp wit and comedic awareness.
But the actress was far from as successful at school as she has been on the screen. She struggled through childhood feeling insecure about the rate at which she was learning and making sense of the world around her, eventually coming to the conclusion that she just “wasn’t smart”.

How to organise and prepare for dissertation. Video

How to organise and prepare for dissertation. an image of the video

How to organise and prepare for dissertation is no longer a nightmare! not now we have the octopus!
our friend and dyslexic academic Davey Curnow-Garland has produced this excellent video

Exam revision Video

Exam time can be very stressful and difficult, but not anymore our friend and dyslexic academic Davey Curnow-Garland has produced this excellent video

dyslexia interview: Steven Spielberg

In September 2012 , Steven Spielberg gave this exclusive interview to "Friends of Quinn."
Its and interesting take on what its like being dyslexic and the overuse of the term dyslexic. do you think we over use it? let us know in the comments below.

Help i lost my password

I'm genuinely surrounded by people who can't remember passwords, they have so many and have been told by anyone with half a clue to make the password complicated.
The trouble is that means they are hard to remember especially if you have 20 or 30 passwords. sounds a lot? well think about it, email, social media, file sharing, news reader, shopping sites, your probably at 2 by now aren't you? and thats without phone apps.

Stop cuts to funding for disabled and dyslexic students

David Willets, the Minister for Universities and Science, has announced the "modernisation" of the government grant for students with disabilities, the Disabled Students Allowance (DSA). The initial detail of this modernisation is a series of cuts in provision, placing the funding burden on Universities and individual students.

We believe that these cuts could:

· Reduce access to higher education for students with disabilities and dyslexia

Hard at work writing code

The ADO is working Hard to revamp the website and we will be adding new content slowly, but guess what! its a great opportunity to write an article about dyslexia! or record a video, audio, or get creative and submit your content us NOW

Adult Dyslexia Organisation on Disabled Student Allowances (DSA) Statement

Adult Dyslexia Organisation on Disabled Student Allowances (DSA) Statement
The Adult Dyslexia Organisation is extremely concerned about the Written Ministerial Statement by David Willetts, Minister for Universities and Science, on future changes to Disabled Students’ Allowances. The proposed changes will have a disproportionate impact on students with dyslexia and overlapping neurodiversity.

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