Skip to content

The Elevator Series

Each of the following videos are based on the idea of a ‘elevator pitch’ where you have 2 minutes or less to talk about the key points of an idea of project. Helen covers the key points in a dyslexia journey from identifying if you think you have dyslexia through to understanding an assessment and your next steps.

This episode introduces the concept and what Helen will be talking throughout the videos. 

Here I talk about why people may find reading tricky, what it looks like in the classroom and what we can do to support people to read with confidence.

This episode shares a brief discussion of writing development, supporting reluctant writers and some resources.

In this episode, I talk about what underpins someone’s ability to spell and some small things you can do to help them!

In this episode, I’m talking about having a rocky memory- it is really tricky to deal with so hopefully we will have some useful ideas here.

In this episode, Helen talks about the difficulties that some people have in starting tasks or knowing how to plan things. You’ll find some tips and resources here.

Helen highlights the often-perceptible difference that people with dyslexia have between their ability to express themselves in written form versus verbally. There are couple of places to look for teachers and also for parents.

Here, we have a quick discussion of what you might need to do if you think that you’re dyslexic.

In this episode, Helen talks about about the different ways that you can find out about how dyslexia and/or other SpLDs can be assessed. I also share some places to find appropriately qualified assessors.

Here Helen talks about what an assessment is like. I give an overview of what we do and how we do it!

In this video, Helen talks about what to ‘do’ with what you’ve learned from your assessment. We help you make sense of it and give you some ideas about other people’s experiences.

In this episode, Helen talks about what you might want and the type of support that would be useful for you, once you’ve had an assessment and gone through your report.

In this episode we talk about what it means to be dyslexic and focus on the strengths you have! We suggest resources you might want to look at to help you decide who you want to be!

Here we talk about how you can start to see the strengths in your dyslexia and work out what you want to do with them! You are amazing and you have got this!

Your next steps

Explore other ways we can support.