A personal product review of the Franklin Collins Pocket Spellchecker for dyslexia. Used for spelling difficulties and phonological awareness.
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month, which is a time to raise awareness and share experiences. So, let me start from the beginning (decades ago) to my childhood.
Finally, the week is here, the last week of school and the start of the summer holidays. We have made it! Well done, everyone!
The past months I have been reading so much text that my brain is finding it difficult to take it all in.
We went from playing dominoes to my son wanting to know if there were more games out there similar to this game.
My son and I went to the cinema to watch The Call of the Wild. I wasn’t too sure if I was going to like the film but was pleasantly surprised that I did.
Poetry about education.
… I loathed reading and dreaded reading in front of my peers. As the English teacher would go around the class, choosing pupils to read aloud, I would be thinking please not me.
When it was my time to read, I remember that I would frequently skip sentences in the book, occasionally stuttered or blended two words.
The Pelham Talking Alarm LCD Watch is a digital audio watch for people with visual impairments.
The watch has a talking feature in an American female voice. Likewise, the design comes in black and silver, with a black strap.
Over summer, my son and I will start cooking more, and I want to teach him how to cook two dishes each for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is no time limit for this, it is all about going at his pace and tailoring cooking to his needs.
Even though my son has a talking alarm clock, which tells you what day it is as well as the time, he still struggles with the concept of time.
Ofsted have to ensure that through their inspections, the educational institutions that they assess meet the legal requirements of The Equality Act 2010, making reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities and that they are legally protecting them from discrimination.
There have been financial cuts, which may be sending our schools into crisis. More prominent, these cuts could have an enormous impact on the education of children with Special Educational Needs and Disability. (SEND)