Dyslexia Awareness UK
Dyslexia Awareness UK is a company dedicated to giving
its clients tailored solutions.
Our company provides professional trainers who specialise in delivering
dyslexia friendly tools appropriate for the client's needs.
Vicki McNicol, the founder of the company, is dyslexic
and fully understands the issues faced by dyslexic learners and
here for this 6 page Newsletter in
1. Identifying Dyslexia
Dyslexia is a complex condition to diagnose. Through research
and new technology we now know that dyslexia is a difference
in the neuro-pathways in the brain.
2. The Role of the Parent
The first thing a parent is faced with is the fact
that their child is failing to acquire new skills at the same
pace as either their siblings or peers.
Supporting a dyslexic employee need not be as daunting
as you might expect.
Vicki has achieved the following professional
||Chartered Institute of Professional Development Certificate
in Training Practice
||OCR level 5 Certificate in Specialist Teaching of
Learners with Specific Learning Difficulties
||OCR Level 7 Diploma in Teaching and Assessing Specific
||SpLD APC 500001462-FL5683
Vicki's client base includes the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre (HADC),
Open University and the Wessex Needs Assessment Centre (WNAC), providing
a variety of specialist dyslexia assessments.
Vicki is committed to raising awareness of dyslexia through bespoke
training for those who teach and employ dyslexic people.
Her vision is for a society where all dyslexic individuals feel
safe to celebrate their dyslexic talents whilst striving to overcome
their dyslexic difficulties.
Her mission is to empower dyslexic individuals by equipping those
who teach and employ dyslexics with teaching techniques, workplace
strategies, information, guidance and support.