Texthelp Talks: Exploring Dyslexia beyond reading and writing
Our host, Donna Thomson, is joined by Adam Spencer, Content Creator at Classic Marble. Adam has Dyslexia, and in this episode, Adam and Donna explore dyslexia beyond reading and writing challenges.
Don't forget to listen out for Donna's one thing to know, one thing to do, and one thing to think about at the end of the episode.
Challenging stigma: A look at Dyslexia from a Dyslexic mind (or two!)
At least 10% of the UK population is dyslexic, yet many dyslexic’s still experience a lack of understanding and support for Dyslexia in the world of work. Everyone deserves to feel understood, accepted and like they belong.
In this podcast episode, we take a look at Dyslexia through the eyes of Sam, aka Sam the Dyslexic (a British Police Officer), and Andy Nickolls, a Dyslexic Blue Light employee (Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, previously NHS). Together we challenge the misconceptions that exist around Dyslexia. Listen and gain insight to help you better understand and support your Dyslexic employees, colleagues and friends.
Dyslexia, the workplace and me
In today’s episode of Texthelp Talks we chat with Colin Moloney, Governance Manager in the UK Civil Service, about his experiences of Dyslexia in the workplace.
Colin will chat about some of the challenges he has faced throughout his career as well as some of the strengths he brings to his job as a result of his neurodiversity. We will also discuss the ways in which technology has supported Colin and some tips for creating a more inclusive workplace for all.
Dyslexia - the competitive advantage in business
This episode is hosted by Ronan O'Brien from Zatori Results Ltd and EY's Entrepreneur of the Year Alumni. Ronan takes the opportunity to sit down around a (virtual) table with some of his fellow Alumni to chat about what makes people with dyslexia so inclined to go into business for themselves, and how their dyslexia and different thinking paves the way to success.
The impact of disabling content explored
In this episode, we’re joined by Jamie Shields, Principal Disability Accessibility & ERG Lead at AMS. Jamie also works self employed as a speaker, trainer and accessibility consultant. Jamie is registered blind, and is also Autistic and ADHD. Jamie will be sharing what we mean by ‘disabling content’, and the impact on users and businesses when digital accessibility isn’t considered.
Global Accessibility Awareness - Supporting 1 billion
Everyone has the right to understand and be understood. By 2030, we want to have advanced the literacy and understanding of one billion people around the world. At Texthelp, we see a world where accessibility doesn’t have to get in the way of everybody leading more satisfying, productive lives and a world where nobody’s held back by age, language, difference or disability.
This podcast episode explores the challenges faced by the 1 billion individuals with disabilities worldwide and explore Texthelp's role in supporting accessibility through top-down leadership.
Join host Rachel Kruzel, RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and Higher Ed Specialist at Texthelp with special guest Mark McCusker, former CEO of Texthelp and Board Member of G3ICT, as they discuss accessibility and inclusivity.
Learn more about the common barriers learners and organizations face and effective strategies for implementing accessibility initiatives.
Together, we can create a more inclusive world for everyone.