College: It's hard, but you can do it
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College: It's hard, but you can do it!

This is the 7th post of a serie of 12 by Marc from Ireland who struggles with dyslexia. Over my last 3 blog posts I have spoken about my life in primary school and the challenges I faced as a result of suffering from dyslexia and dyspraxia…
Secondary School, Support and Leveling the Playing Field
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Secondary School, Support and Leveling the Playing Field - Part Two

This is the 6th post of a serie of 12 by Marc from Ireland who struggles with dyslexia. This blog post is a direct continuation from my last blog post 'Secondary School, Assessed Dyslexic and Sniggering'. For those of you that read it already…
Secondary-School: Assessed Dyslexic and Sniggering
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Secondary School, Assessed Dyslexic and Sniggering - Part One

This is the 5th post of a serie of 12 by Marc from Ireland who struggles with dyslexia. Last time I wrote 'Primary school, foundation and challenges' and for the first time in a long time I revisited my primary school days in my head.…
Primary School foundation and challenges
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Primary School, foundation and challenges

This is the 4th post of a serie of 12 by Marc from Ireland who struggles with dyslexia. As promised I am going to talk about the years of my life that were primary school. These are the ones I least enjoyed and find it difficult to go back…
Work Support and Fear of Failure
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Work, Support and Fear of Failure

This is the 3rd post of a serie of 12 by Marc from Ireland who struggles with dyslexia. So far I have spoke about my background and why I decided to start this serie of blog posts, I did a difficult post which outlined all my difficulties…
Learning-Disability VS Learning-Difficulty
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Learning Disability versus Learning Difficulty / Difference

This is the 2nd post of a serie of 12 by Marc from Ireland who struggles with dyslexia. I started a few different blogs and struggled to find something which I felt had a comfortable flow to it. I eventually settled on the topic of Learning…
You are not the only one with dyslexia
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You are not the only one with dyslexia

This is the 1st post of a serie of 12 by Marc from Ireland who struggles with dyslexia. I am Marc and I am dyslexic. I have just started writing about my dyslexia and to be honest with you I’m struggling already. I have had 4 tabs open…
How I learned to read

How I learned to read

I'm new to this page. So I thought I would share my story on how I found out I was dyslexic and the ways I over came it. I was 11 when my mother had concerns I was not doing well at school. She got me in to see a psychologist(? A doctor…
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Dyslexia taught me how to be a fighter

After I discovered this page one month ago, and after reading many of your stories. I decided today that I should post mine. Since primary school, I had trouble with reading, spelling and writing and also with my short term memory, having…

8 tips to Surviving Grad School with Dyslexia

Earning a PHD is hard. REALLY hard. My advisor recently told me that if I ever met someone who had an easy time writing their dissertation, they were lying. This is a process that is supposed to fundamentally alter your thought processes.…