Weekly Roundup: Dyslexia Animation & Set Up To Be Failures?

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We’re Setting Dyslexic Children Up To Feel Like Failures

Are children with dyslexia set up for failure in the current education system? This article raises a lot of points on how dyslexics have a big disadvantage in exams and our schools don’t have the resources to give them the help they need. In the article a teacher takes you through their day and gives examples of why they think the current system is failing dyslexic pupils.

Read more here.

 

British Dyslexia Association Turns To Animation To Spread Message

The British Dyslexia Association has turned to animation to help young people view dyslexia differently. The animation has been sent to over 15000 schools along with supporting materials, which is great news for raising awareness and understanding for the learning difficulty. The animations are expected to reach a further audience as they are to be shown at the Euro Shorts international film festival.

You can find more videos from the British Dyslexia Association here.