There are some fantastic support resources available for students with dyslexia; support that is likely to be equally useful to students without dyslexia. In support of World Dyslexia Awareness Week we’ve pulled together apps, advice and support we think is most valuable to students with dyslexia.
Expert Resources: education
These are the items that relate to education found on the AbilityNet website. They may be factsheets, webinars, news stories, blog posts or reports.
Blog Post | Sep 2018
News | Sep 2018
Can inclusive tech offer the UK HE sector a way of attracting international students? Sophie Shearer joined university leaders at Westminster to discuss the Higher Education Commission Report Launch.
Factsheet | Jan 2016
This factsheet looks at how you can use your computer to help manage stress more effectively, whether you're at home, at work or in education.Work and study pressures, together with the ‘always on’ culture, can be significant causes of stress. If not managed successfully, more severe stress can lead to long-term sickness, anxiety and depression.
Webinar | Feb 2015
This session will illustrate to HR professionals how more effective use of computers can help people feel more organised in their work, reduce stress and prevent expensive tribunal claims.
Webinar | Jan 2015
This webinar marked Dyslexia Awareness Week and provides information about some of the tips and techniques for dealing with dyslexia in education. It is NOT a technical webinar but will be of interest to people with dyslexia and family and friends who support them, as well as Disability Advisers and others who support students of all ages in schools, FE, HE and adult education.
Factsheet | Jun 2012
Boyzone's Shane Lynch opens up about his dyslexia and how tech has changed his life Dyslexia: My 5 tech hacks Having dyslexia can make writing and reading text very difficult but there are many ways that a computer can help you overcome these difficulties. Our free Factsheet provides information about various ways that you can adapt a computer to help you, some of which are built into standard computers.