Tag: dyslexia

Lions, CAMLS and neuro-diverse linguists

Sometimes screening students for specific learning differences can be a bit like staggering through a teaching and learning jungle; a place where languages are plenty and, for a dyslexia support tutor, the tools are not quite what you need. Last year, for instance, a student (I’m going to call her ‘Tiger’), whose first language (L1)…Continue Reading Lions, CAMLS and neuro-diverse linguists

Staff Training @ Homerton University Hospital: How to Identify and Support Students with Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs)

Welcome to Homerton Hospital

We are Neil Goldwasser and Emma Allsopp, Dyslexia Support Tutors within Learning Success @ LEaD. We recently visited Homerton University Hospital, in response to a training request from the Nursing Education Facilitator. The attendees were mentors for student nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. Our aims were to develop their awareness and strategies in order…Continue Reading Staff Training @ Homerton University Hospital: How to Identify and Support Students with Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs)

Drug Calculations Tool – an eLearning Project

A Nurse Using eLearning

I’m Neil Goldwasser, a Dyslexia Support Tutor in Learning Success, one of the 3 areas that make up LEaD, and I’ve recently designed an eLearning resource in consultation with Peter Bentley, Senior Lecturer in the School of Health Sciences. I’d like to present the results of the project so far, to demonstrate the pedagogical benefits…Continue Reading Drug Calculations Tool – an eLearning Project