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# dyslexia

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Opinion: 'After my dyslexia diagnosis, seeing myself as limited wasn't an option'
Kyra Menai Hamilton gives an account of life with dyslexia and says the condition is nothing to be ashamed of.
# Recruitment
Call for change in language requirements for garda recruits with dyslexia
Learning additional languages is often very challenging for students with dyslexia.
# Education
'Huge positive impact', 'very problematic': Mixed reactions to Irish exemption rule changes
IQ levels and psychological assessments are no longer a factor.
# This Morning
Holly Willloughby got super honest about her dyslexia on This Morning
She was discussing the condition with Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp.
# dyslexia
A lad with dyslexia from Kildare drew an excellent portrait of Robin Williams for a lovely reason
The actor showed many people that dyslexia doesn’t have to hold you back in life.
# Switch-up
'Boxer' Moran: 'Yes, I have difficulties with reading, but I am as clever a man as you will ever meet'
Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran says he has been inundated with messages of support from people since his appearance on the Late Late Show.
# Courts
Student with dyslexia brings fresh High Court appeal to secure help for Leaving Cert exams
His previous application for a reader was refused before the supporting evidence was submitted.
# Courts
Dyslexic student launches High Court action after being denied exam support
The 18-year-old Leaving Cert student is hoping to secure a reader that will allow him to understand exam papers.
# jumbled up
This is what reading looks like when you have dyslexia
A developer has created code to show non-dyslexic users what reading is like with it.
'I found out I was dyslexic in the 90s. Deep down I knew I wasn’t as ‘stupid’ as I was made to feel in school'
‘My experience of being dyslexic in school gave me additional skills I didn’t realise I had, such as problem solving.’
# life with dyspraxia
'When I was finally diagnosed, I realised I wasn't stupid'
One or two children in every classroom has this condition.
# speech and language
Online programme helps children with dyslexia and reading issues
The programme can also help adults who have reading difficulties.
Column: The emotional fallout of dyslexia is often overlooked
Dyslexia is a Specific Learning Difficulty that can result in very able children struggling to keep up with their peers in the area of literacy – resulting in great frustration, writes Deirdre Griffin.