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    Dear Dyslexic Podcasts

    The Dear Dyslexic Podcast series has guest speakers share their stories of successes, challenges and determination of those with dyslexia, those working, advocating and raising awareness of dyslexia and the impact it has on individuals, families and society.  Episodes for 2018 include -  Rufus Black is the Vice Chancellor and President at the University of Tasmania, Dr Grainne Cleary, Jamie Crabb, LJ Kidd and Anthony Gartner (Manager of Student Equity and AccessAbility Services at Swinburne

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    Information on dyscalculia (math learning disability) symptoms, diagnosis, effective and responsible teaching and much more.

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    Dyslexia Resource Guide

    This resource aims to assist practitioners working in Disability Services within the tertiary sector who are responsible for planning and implementing reasonable adjustments for students with dyslexia, including assistive technology. The resource also provides a legislative framework, information about dyslexia and reasonable adjustments, case studies and further information and resources. The resource was developed by NDCO Program for Region 11 and 13 in partnership with IMVC and consultant Martin Kelly.

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    Dyslexia Video: Nathan's Story .

    Nathan's Story: Nathan is a male university student in his mid twenties who requires support with reading. He has access to a range of campus support services to assist with his study. This video is to raise awareness and increase understanding of some of the issues that impact on a student experience at Macquarie University.

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    Dyslexia and Foreign Language Learning

    This page is hosted by Dr Margaret Crombie, Support for Learning Manager for Highland Council, Scotland. Margaret is an experienced teacher and lecturer. She has considerable experience in the assessment, teaching and support of dyslexic children and adults, and has conducted research into the learning of foreign languages in school.

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    Dyslexia and nurse education in the clinical setting

    "Understanding dyslexia and nurse education in the clinical setting" written by Jo Sanderson-Mann and Fiona McCandless is a paper that considers the issues surrounding nursing and dyslexia, drawing on the available evidence. October 2005.

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    Experience of nursing students with dyslexia on clinical placement - UK

    A review of the literature was conducted to explore the experience of nursing students with dyslexia while on clinical placement. Three main themes emerged, including risk to patient safety, disclosure of dyslexia and support for nursing students. The literature review highlights the lack of dyslexia awareness and understanding in the research and at the trusts at which nursing students are placed, and calls for further research in this area. (McPheat, C. (2014).  Nursing Standard. 28(41): 44-49 - 2014).

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    Guides for Academics by Students with Disabilities

    This University of Melbourne guide has been developed for Academics and provides tips and advice that students with disability want teachers to know. Includes information on hearing impairment, mental illness, blindness, dyslexia, Multiple Sclerosis and Mobility Difficulties.

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    Irlen Dyslexia Centre

    The Irlen Dyslexia Centre provides assessment for dyslexia, learning difficulties, reading problems, visual or depth perception issues, headaches while reading. Member, Australasian Association of Irlen Consultants. Associated with The Irlen Institute, USA.

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    This website provides information about Irlen Syndrome, what types of symptoms are linked to Irlen Syndrome, and what treatments are available in the UK.