Dyslexia Explored

40 EpisodesProduced by Darius Namdaran

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

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#39 Award-winning Dentist takes a dyslexia assessment and shares the before and after the experience

May 14th, 2019

1:04:50

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 …

#38 How parents new to dyslexia deal with information overwhelm and the shock of discovering under resourced teachers with Caron Trout

May 10th, 2019

1:08:36

 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 …

#37 Study Strategies of a Dyslexic who just finished his Masters degree from Oxford. William Stone

April 2nd, 2019

1:02:52

 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 …

#36 Distinction at Oxford University with Dyslexia. Writing History of Art Essays! William Stone Part 1

March 28th, 2019

42:08

 When Williams dyslexia assessor advised his parents that he probably couldn’t manage state school due to his dyslexia his parents decided to do …

#35 Autism: A mum determined to unlock her son so he can live an independent life. Stephanie Hill

March 26th, 2019

56:03

 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 …

#34 The education system and dyslexia: A view from the inside and outside. Chrissie Grant

March 6th, 2019

55:43

 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 …

#33 Physical therapist finds how dyslexia helps + hinders: Through her son. Christine Robenalt

February 6th, 2019

42:04

#33. Physical therapist finds how dyslexia helps + hinders: Through her son. Christine Robenalt

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#32 How Dyslexia impacts Adults and children. Insights from CEO of Dyslexia Scotland Cathy Magee

January 10th, 2019

59:52

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 …

#31 3D thinking or Material Reasoning. What the Dyslexic Advantage book, Ch5 has to say. A review.

December 17th, 2018

8:21

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 …

#29 How to defuse a dyslexic stress bomb on a Sunday night with a #SundayMap

December 12th, 2018

54:35

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 …

#28 How a #SundayMap helped transform Denise Goulding's insights into her daughters week.

December 7th, 2018

40:13

How a #SundayMap. How it transformed Denise Goulding's insights into her daughters week.

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#27 Teen Tip 2. Why are you doing exams? Choosing your grade? Count the cost.

December 5th, 2018

11:33

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 …

#26 "Teen Tip 1" Dyslexia is like a Ferrari not a People Carrier.

November 27th, 2018

8:19

#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 …

#25 The dyslexia test for his daughter brought an unexpected personal challenge for John Hicks

November 16th, 2018

57:30

#25 Dyslexia in Adults is often found when your child is identified. John Hicks shares that his biggest challenge when he read his daughters …

#24 Becoming a SciFi Author with dyslexia? It makes sense with the right tools. Iain McKinnon.

November 13th, 2018

59:56

#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 …

#23 Dyslexic Advantage" CH4 Review: Are Dyslexia and Autism opposite ends of the spectrum? "

November 12th, 2018

22:18

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 …

#22 Dreaming of Being a Midwife. Dyslexia got in the way, but it hasn’t stopped Keziah Nicolas.

November 7th, 2018

1:00:00

#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 …

#21 Teenager and Mum reflect on One Year of Mind Mapping High School.

November 6th, 2018

20:00

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 …

#20 "Dyslexic Advantage" CH.3. Review of “Differences in Information Processing” Dyslexia Memory

November 5th, 2018

24:45

"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 …

#19 ‘From dyslexia to success: how one teacher can make all the difference’. Andrew Jenkins

November 2nd, 2018

47:43

Andrew Jenkins, Leadership Consultant, ‘From dyslexia to success: how one teacher can make all the difference’ Third Keynote at the Dyslexia Scotland …

#18 A Mother and Daughter's study strategy explained. Rachel explains how she uses mind mapping

November 1st, 2018

14:54

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 …

#17 Teenage Ambassador Keynote: ‘Positive about dyslexia’. Dyslexia Scotland. Rachael Miller

October 31st, 2018

27:03

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 …

#16 Dyscalculia, Traits and practical ways to help. Judy Hornigold Keynote 1: Dyslexia Scotland 2018

October 30th, 2018

49:50

#16 Explores Dyscalculia, Traits and practical ways to help. Independent Education Consultant Judy Hornigold gave the first Keynote at the Dyslexia …

#15 “Dyslexic Advantage” Ch.2. Dyslexia from two perspectives” Review of Chapter 2.

October 23rd, 2018

14:01

“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 …

#14 Insights from 10 years as a Special Education Needs Coordinator in a school. Helen Wells.

October 22nd, 2018

57:03

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 …

#13 "Dyslexic Advantage" Ch 1. Book review Journey Begins! DxA #1 Chapter 1.

October 19th, 2018

13:50

"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 …

#12 Benedict Phillips, 6/6 LDS, 3D Thinkers in a 2D world.

October 6th, 2018

45:39

#12 Benedict Phillips, Artist, and Consultant. 3D Thinkers in a 2D world. Wonderfully creative and gently humerous Benedict Phillips shares about his …

#11 Darius Namdaran, 5/6 How Mind mapping can help dyslexics in High School.

October 5th, 2018

52:30

#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 …

#10 Dr. Paula Clarke, 4/6 LDF. Effective Reading Approaches

October 4th, 2018

45:23

#10 Dr. Paula Clarke, 4/6 Leeds Dyslexia Festival. Effective Reading approaches.

Dr. Paula Clarke, Associate Professor at the University of Leeds …

#9 Prof. Jonathan Glazzard. 3/6 LDF Impact Of Dyslexia

October 3rd, 2018

45:00

Episode #9 Keynote speaker; Professor Jonathan Glazzard, Leeds Beckett
University. The Impact of Dyslexia on Students’ Sense of Self.

He tells the …

#8 Lynn Greenwold O.B.E. 2/6 PATOSS +Leeds Dyslexia Festival

October 2nd, 2018

12:36

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 …

#7 British Dyslexia Association open Leeds Dyslexia Festival

October 1st, 2018

7:50

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 …

#6 Psychologist on why Mindmapping helps teen dyslexic

September 28th, 2018

20:08

Part 2 Of Dr Sionah Lannan and Colin Lannan talking about their experience starting a dyslexia school. They talk about practical things they found …

#5. How a publicly funded UK Dyslexia High School began.

September 26th, 2018

43:17

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 …

#4. Dyslexia in Sydney + Australia. Lee: A Teachers tale

September 21st, 2018

1:05:56

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 …

#3. 31yrs answering a Dyslexia Helpline. Pat Payne

September 14th, 2018

1:08:08

31yrs answering a Dyslexia Helpline. Pat Payne shares her story so far. Talking about her sons experience, the solutions they found, teachers and …

#2 Dyslexia, Languages and Edinburgh University. Maggie Hunt

September 6th, 2018

1:06:59

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 …

#1 Studying, Comics and Dyslexia: Rossie Stone

August 31st, 2018

1:10:45

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 …

Introduction to Dyslexia Stories

May 21st, 2018

2:49

"Dyslexia Stories" is here to encourage parents through the turbulent teenage years. Launching August 2018. In June/July we will be recording many …

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