How can technology assist dyslexic learners?

10% of the population are estimated to be dyslexic. That means that for every ten of your colleagues, or ten of your students, or ten of your relatives or friends, on average, 1 has dyslexia. In the work place, the law stipulates that you must make ‘reasonable adjustments’ to accommodate the needs of dyslexics. That might mean managing overloading environments such as open plan offices, adjusting intranets or screens so that they are less stimulating, allowing for longer time periods for organisation or kicking off a dyslexia mentoring scheme within your place of work. But what is being done before work, in schools, colleges, and Universities to move the national dialogue to one which celebrates neuro-diversity at the earliest moment?
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What does creative computing look like? 5 key themes…and yes, you need time!

In conversation with Sam Patterson, Puppet Master & Makerspace Coordinator, Echo Horizon School, San Francisco (@SamPatue), Michael Luetjen, Computer Sci. & EdTech Lead Learner, Pine Crest School, Florida (@Criticalclick), and Cory Roush, Literacy Specialist at Muskingum County Library System, Ohio (@coryroush) certain traits can be identified which are exciting educators ‘beyond the hour of code.’ These are...
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