There are some new voices for people who use text-to-speech software to read text aloud. It is FREE and works on both Mac and Windows. One of the new voices includes a Scottish voice called Heather. I spent all of my childhood in Scotland so this voice feels like home to me.There is a welsh voice too. […]
This is one of the most popular posts to my Facebook page so have posted it here too. This diagram is a useful tool to show people what it might mean to be dyslexic or dyspraxic and shows the different areas that can affect someone with a neuro-diverse profile. It also helps us to answer […]
Great Ways to learn Anatomy and Physiology by Charmaine McKissock Received these postcards through the post today. This book is highly rated by the team at Diverse-Learners and they should know as the team consists of a staff nurse, midwife and lecturer on the BSc nursing course (study skills module). It is part of the […]
Unison magazine have just contacted me to see if I am available for a photograph this week. Problem – I really need my hair cut. Solution – arrange for the photo to be taken on the seafront as it is certain to be windswept so any hairstyle will count for nothing….or maybe a hat – I […]
How the school system devalues creative intelligence The first time I watched this talk I was in bed. I found myself expressing my thoughts in too loud a voice – nothing new there. “Yes” and “exactly” and “THANK you” echoed around the room. By the end of the talk I could sleep feeling both relieved and […]
A reminder to access all the resources in your Needs Assessment via Disabled Student Allowances Two students have recently visited this optometrist to be assessed and were provided with tinted lenses partly funded by Disabled Students’ Allowances (DSA). This provision is often overlooked by students with many never arranging an assessment even though it is […]
Did you know that WordPress can put your posts automatically on your facebook page? From now on the Diverse Learners website posts will show up on this page too.
Admin Tuesday! My regular clear out, catch up and tidy up day, I love it when it is done … The snakes in my head are calmed! The routine and organisation methods are like a snake charmer. How do you keep things from getting on top of you?