• Dyslexia Matters – What do you think?

    Dyslexia Awareness Week runs from the 2nd to 9th November As part of this week, the SpLD support team will have a stall by the Ask desk, which is situated on the 1st Floor in the University Library. Please come and visit us we would love to hear what you think We are offering free…

  • Assistive Technology

    Do you know?  Inspiration mind mapping and Read & Write Gold assistive technology is networked to support assignment writing Pick up an instruction leaflet from the ASK desk (1st floor of the library) Inspiration This is a visual tool for planning and developing ideas through the creation of concept maps. The map is easy to…

  • Skype support for students identified with SpLD (Dyslexia/Dyspraxia)

    There is an exciting development planned to improve our services in terms of support for students with SpLD. The SpLD team attended Skype training on 14 November 2013 to consider how it could be used when supporting students with SpLD (Dyslexia/Dyspraxia).  The day was very informative and we were able to talk with students who…

  • Dyslexia Awareness Week

            Dyslexia Awareness Week  14th-20th October 2013 The theme this year was ‘Beyond Words’.  Its purpose was to address the misconception that dyslexia only affects reading, writing and spelling, but also, can impact on maths, memory, organisation, time management, as well as language and listening skills. In addition, there was a strong…