Exams and Revision Introduction: What is revision? It is worth regularly revisiting work you have covered. This way you become familiar with the content. Try and get into the habit of looking over lecture notes at regular times (for example at the end of each day). Revision is not a last minute panic to cram in as much as possible. Write a list of reasons why you want to pass your exams and display it as a constant reminder. Helpful tips for stress free learning Create a relaxed atmosphere Whenever possible, break tasks down into smaller and more manageable “chunks”, that will then be easier to remember Revise previously covered work on a regular basis Organisation Exams and revision can be tackled with careful preparation and a methodical, organised approach. You may wish to devise a plan before you start. Revision and learning style Exams do place emphasis on memory and remembering information (often in sequence). Visual – seeing pictures, diagrams, using images and visuals Visual approach. Sound approach.
BRAIN.HE - Best Resources for Achievement and Intervention re Neurodiversity in Higher Education Further Reading and Websites The RCA library has a number of books and videos concerned with dyslexia and dyspraxia. They are all located just inside the mezzanine level, on the left. , Dr Beve Hornsby. , Thomas West. , Ronald Davis. , Julia Crisfield T. , Betty Edwards , by Ellie Chamber and Andrew Northedge. , L Marshall and F Rowland , Tony Buzan , Tony Buzan , Tony Buzan , M. , M.F. , Dr A. M. Please have a search through these sites – there is a lot of useful information in them. The BDA www.bdadyslexia.org.uk Raises awareness of dyslexia, dyslexia assessments, trains support teachers Xtraordinary People www.xtraordinarypeople.com Raises awareness andcreates funds to instigate dyslexia training in schools Dyslexia Action www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk Dyslexia assessment, teacher training courses, workplace consultations British Dyslexics www.britishdyslexics.co.uk Provides services and information for children and parents with dyslexia The Adult Dyslexia Organisation www.adult-dyslexia.org Supports dyslexic men and women. www.interdys.org
amazon.co Without any question Thomas G. West's "In the Mind's Eye" is one of the most important and insightful books ever written on the critical and critically neglected question: What is dyslexia (and related learning challenges) really all about? West provides critical evidence that the neurological variations that produce the reading, writing, spelling, arithmetical, and other challenges associated with dyslexia, are neither the only nor in a crucial sense the core features of dyslexia, but are in a way incidental accompaniments of a pattern of brain organization that can also create very real advantageous. West documents much of the growing body of work that supports this hypothesis, and he does so in a beautifully lucid and engaging fashion.
amazon.co This fully updated third edition contains practical and useful advice that will be invaluable for students with dyslexia, their parents and all of those involved in teaching and supporting them in their studies. Including the latest research into dyslexia, changes in legislation and information technology and the real-life experiences of six former Bangor students this book will: • guide students through the process of applying for university, suggesting strategies for general organisation and for particular aspects of study • outline how to get the best personally and academically from higher education • give practical advice on setting up and using support facilities (both human and technological) • be an accessible text for mainstream lecturers and tutors who need to be aware of the implications of the Disability Discrimination Act. New chapters include 'Dyslexia plus', giving information on dyspraxia, attention disorders, Asperger's syndrome, and the more controversial 'dyscalculia'.
amazon.co Book Description Publication Date: 20 Jun 2008 | ISBN-10: 0749229187 | ISBN-13: 978-0749229184 | Edition: 1.1 This booklet describes some of the challenges of studying with dyslexia and aims to help develop effective skills for studying. Frequently Bought Together Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item? 4.0 out of 5 stars Most Helpful Customer Reviews 3 of 4 people found the following review helpful Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase Informative and helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta) Amazon.com: 3.0 out of 5 stars 1 review 0 of 1 people found the following review helpful 3.0 out of 5 stars good 27 Sep 2012 By malo - Published on Amazon.com It was ok, but very specific for the people living in the uk.I was expecting a bit more in-depth information. Customer Discussions Look for similar items by category
Dyslexia: How to survive and succeed at work: Amazon.co.uk: Sylvia Moody Dyslexia: How to Survive and Succeed at Work By Dr Sylvia Moody Published: Vermilion `Books that Change Lives', Random House 2006 ISBN: 009190708-X (From January 2007, ISBN: 13:9780091907082) Price: £8.99 Here we have a gem of a book, just what was needed, written for all adults struggling with dyslexia or dyspraxia in the workplace. The book is divided into three sections. The first section also includes very useful checklists, `Workplace Dyslexia Checklist', `Visual Stress Checklist' and an `Everyday Dyslexia Checklist', helping an adult decide whether an assessment might be appropriate. The second section, `Improving Skills', provides chapters on Organisation, Reading and Understanding, Speaking and Listening, Writing, and Emotions. The third section `Help from the Employer' includes advice on how the employer and specialist training can support the individual. A further section looks at items of equipment and specialist software which will support the adult at work. Katherine Kindersley
Dyslexia Association Australia What is dyslexia? The student who struggles with reading and spelling often puzzles teachers and parents. The student receives the same classroom instruction as other students,but continues to struggle with some or all of the many facets of reading and spelling.This student may have dyslexia. What are the primary symptoms of dyslexia? The primary symptoms are: Problems learning the letter sounds for reading and spelling Difficulty in reading single words,such as on flash cards and in lists (decoding) Lack of fluency Reading slowly with many mistakes Poor spelling Poor visual gestalt / coding (orthographic coding) Understanding Dyslexia Dyslexia is not a disease! Dyslexia on a Continuum Dyslexia occurs on a continuum from mild to severe and no two are alike. Central Difficulty A student with dyslexia will have a particular pattern of strengths and weaknesses which indicate a dyslexic profile. What causes dyslexia? Dyslexia is: Highly hereditary. A difference in the way the brain works Inquiring mind