A list of useful and interesting things



For kids

  • What is it like being Dyslexic, by Nessy
  • A film made by Teenager Elliott Neve – The world the way I see it
  • Find what you love and pursue it, work hard and fall in love with everything.’ Piper Otterbein.
  • Cain’s arcade – shows you what you can do with some time, some cardboard and lots of imagination…  or visit his website

For Grown-ups


Sally Gardner’s Ten tips for a Dyslexic Thinker – The Telegraph



                • http://www.kerismith.com/
                • This free website uses an interactive adventure game to teach basic phonic skills. It is made up of short, gentle games which are simple enough to build confidence but varied enough to maintain interest. A system of prizes and rewards encourages children to practice and over learn whilst adding to their phonic knowledge.http://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/
                  It is aimed at young learners but would suit dyslexic readers who are stumped by the first steps in synthetic phonics.
                • Shaun Tan invites you into his Studio. Shaun Tan talks through his creative process, using his sketch books and paintings, talking straight to camera from his studio. An inspiring role model.

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