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This year after handing all of my assignments i got told that i might be dyslexic, after tests it was clear that i am dyslexic. Studying a course in education now became a big issue for me. I was worried that i wouldn't cope working in a school. Although i haven't had any support yet, researching and finding out what type of things i do has been a real good learning curve.
Heyyy, I've just turned 20 and I have always struggled at school, I came out with 12 GCSE's which were grades B's and C's. To achieve these grades I had to work so so so hard it was unreal.
Hi, my name is Ohrani, and I was only diagnosed with Dyslexia as an adult after completeing my tretiary education.
As a child I was not a typical (stereotypical) dyslexic. In fact when I was a child dyslexia was not something that most people heard about and my family were no exception.
At school nobody questioned why I struggled with spellings or had severe difficulties with maths, particularly multiplication tables. My teacher in YR 5 commented at parents evening "she can't even spell spellings!!". They were always surprised as I was always an intelligent and capable pupil. At age 12, I sat my 12 plus which I failed, this shattered my dreams of becoming a Doctor.
I received my assessment as dyslexic at 17 when a very good teacher at the college I was at refered me to an educational psychologist. It wasn't a surprise and it was a long time coming, after my varied and challenging experience at high school. I was refered to (by teachers) as either bright but lazy or a daydreamer or removed from classes for being a trouble maker and disruptive.
I am currently in my final year of University where I have been studying towards a BA Hons History Degree. I was told that I was dyslexic aged 8. It took 2 solid years of my mother badgering the teachers, repeatedly telling them that I was struggling in school, and then a wonderful new SEN teacher to eventually get me the help I needed. I was lucky!!
I am a 10 year old girl with dyslexia. I decided that the teachers and children in the school should understand more about dyslexia. I explained my idea to my best friend ( whom is not dyslexic) together we decided to improve our school. We made up a dyslexic quiz and approached my learning support teacher and our head teacher about performing an assembly.
Me in a nutshell:
If any parent has a child starting university in the future I would urge you to have all there dyslexia support in place before they actually start there course.