Articles for the ‘Disabled Student Allowances’ Category

Kirsty’s story – from quitting to submitting

This is Kirsty’s story and is very typical account from the students we support and service we provide at Diverse Learners. Kirsty is a 3rd year nursing student who came to us just 10 weeks ago for specialist study skills support often referred to as “dyslexia / dyspraxia support” or accessing a “SpLD tutor” – […]

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A few of our favourite things for nursing and healthcare students

This blog lists 3 of our favourite things. These resources are also the ones we recommended on almost a daily basis to healthcare students and Health Care Practitioners we support. We love them so much that they are also included in our “Some Simple Solutions” inclusive practice workshop for mentors and Trusts and our dyslexia […]

The Dyslexic HealthCare Academic: Dyslexic-friendly teaching

This guest blog is by Janice St John (@jstjohnmatthews) AHP CPD Lead, Senior Lecturer at University of the West of England and MRI/CT Radiographer and also happens to have dyslexia. Janice talks about 3 of the 7 core concepts of teaching learners who have dyslexia or other neurodiverse profiles such as dyspraxia, AD(H)D  mulitisensory teaching, opportunities for […]

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Dear student nurse – Guest blog by NQN

Dear student nurse, A little letter of advice and encouragement along with the real story of nursing education. Heartfelt,  if slightly tongue in cheek wisdom, from a Newly Qualified Nurse (NQN) who has been there, done that, and got the nice blue uniform…   1. There is no place for pride in the nursing course […]

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