Podcast #76 Adjustments to the Arrangements; MBE part 2Sep 07, 2022
In this episode, we have a special guest. Moira Thomson, who got an MBE from the Queen, the sovereign of the UK – Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland, for her service to children and families with dyslexia for the last 50 years, was a huge contributor to Scotland dyslexia in more ways than I can imagine. Moira Thomson, MBE talked about accommodations. Is it really worth it to have young people have adjustments to the arrangements? Is it not considered cheating to give one child extra time in the exams where others don’t? She also talks about the misidentification of dyslexia as a child and how Scotland is ahead in terms of dealing with dyslexia.
Listen to the podcast now.
Links you might like to check out:
Links to publications – Supporting Students with Dyslexia in Secondary Schools: Every Class Teacher’s Guide to Removing Barriers and Raising Attainment
Supporting students with dyselxi in the secondary curriculum – 25 individual booklets – separate editions for Scotland & England/Wales – because of differences in the educational systems. 2.8 Dyslexia and Music (England)
1.7 Dyslexia: Assessment Arrangements (Examinations) (Supporting Learners with Dyslexia in the Secondary Curriculum (Scotland)) Kindle Edition
Please note that the Kindle versions of all 50 booklets are free downloads.
Bulletmap Academy Page: https://bulletmapacademy.com
BulletMap Academy Workshop: https://bulletmapacademy.com/workshop/
BulletMap Academy Blogs: https://bulletmapacademy.com/blogs/
Harness the Power of Dyslexia
Some of the greatest visionaries, pioneers, and leaders the world has ever known were “dyslexic”. What makes them special is they found a way to focus and share their thoughts and ideas.
Looking for practical strategies for Dyslexia? We have a whole range of resources and videos to help you as a parent. Please subscribe to our email list and we’ll send you valuable videos on Study Skills, mindmapping, dyslexia and highschool for free.
As a thank you for joining our email list we’ll send you 4 practical and fun videos about dyslexia and BulletMapping.
We hate SPAM. We will never sell your information, for any reason.