5 Top Tips – response to “Celebrities and Trolls…the many myths of Twitter for nurses…busted”

These 5 top tips are posted in response to a blog by Teresa Chinn – @AgencyNurse and David Foord @DGFoord listing the virtues and dispelling some myths about using Twitter as a health care professional posted on NHSemployers site.   WHY I LOVE TWITTER I love Twitter and learn so much from it for all the different areas of my […]

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We really do know how you feel…

At Diverse Learners, we really do know how you feel… The team have experienced:Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADD, ASD and/or mental health issues personally and within their immediate family, this ensures an empathetic approach. We try and do things differently – this is a picture of us on Hornsea beach (Jim, Kerry – with the dog, MICHELLE […]

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British Dyslexia Association Conference!

I had a very enjoyable afternoon yesterday (Thursday 27th March) at the British Dyslexia Association Conference. The conference theme of the impact of innovation was an ideal way to showcase the projects I have been part of with Jane Wray – research fellow in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the university of Hull. […]

Shoes or no shoes

  I am presenting at the British Dyslexia Association International Conference 2014 on Thursday, 26 March. I’m also presenting a poster at the Thursday evening session which has interactive elements as delegates can Skype students who use Diverse Learners. On the eve of the conference I have some concerns about whether the Wi-Fi at the venue […]

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The child isn’t lazy, he’s dyslexic

When I was at school I was told I was obviously bright, but lazy and didn’t try hard enough. I was told this again and again throughout all my years in school. The teachers told my parents this and convinced them of it too. If everyone you know and trust tells you something, tells you […]

Eat Cake in Your PJs

We invite you to Eat cake in your PJ’s!       #EatCakeInPJs Richard Branson says “Being different is good”, and this has inspired Diverse Learners to stage a unique event that includes the first screening of The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia in the North of England at Hull University Business School on 16th October, to raise awareness […]

Assistive Technology is just Technology

The team at Diverse Learners all strongly believe that utilising technology is for many learners the gateway to increased productivity, empowerment and  independence that then results in increased confidence and self-belief. Jim always says he could not function without his iphone and all the apps. The technology enables him to sync everything up so he […]

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Welcome

We provide online, face-to-face support for students with a wide variety of needs. Many students face difficulties at different times during their studies. This may be due to a lack of confidence or low self-esteem, lack of learning strategies, difficulties with time management and organisational skills or life events. These learning needs could be due […]