21st August 2018 Good Morning all, This last month has me thinking! My strategy, unlike others has been to follow a positive awareness path, I choose to avoid the doom & gloom – fire and brimstone approach! I don’t spend my time trying to scare you all into submission and action, by telling you all you need to be making ‘reasonable adjustments’ for your dyslexic employees, by ranting about the 2010 Equality Act and scaremongering using examples of negative situations and outcomes. Nope, that is just not the way I work: instead I use the positive, proactive, positive awareness and positive relay approach: raising positive awareness of dyslexia and SPLD (Specific Learning Difficulties) awareness, and championing folks. Instead of brimstone… Continue reading Positivity is Key to positive and lasting awareness!
Please allow me to introduce you to a wonderful local dyslexic who is to me a real inspiration, and an amazing role model for local young dyslexics. I have had the absolute honor of knowing this young lady since she was about 8 years old. She was the inspiration for the Dyslexia Awards Shining Star awards. Knowing that there are youngsters out there who work their socks off to help others, and who, despite having to literally battle through a treacherous educaiton, still have a smile on their face, joy in their heart, the power to shine bright, empower others and still go on to achieve great things! Once you meet this young lady you understand instantly why she was… Continue reading Day 5 Dyslexia Awareness Week my inspirational Dyslexics Blog
It gives me great pleasure to introduce you to my day 4 inspirational Dyslexic; the youngest for this year, the fabulously talented and wonderful Rossie Stone. A young man who inspires me to want to achieve more, I hope he inspires you too. Rossie and I had a ½ hour telephone chat were Rossie answered the questions and I typed the answers. We think we did really well not getting too side tracked by conversations of how we want to change the world and make it a better place! Name: Rossie Stone Age (optional): 26 Job Title or/and Business name: Director and founder of Dekko Comics Ltd A brief description of your job role/business: Technically I do a bit of… Continue reading Day 4 Dyslexia Awareness Week Inspirational Dyslexics
Name: Paul Shuttleworth Age (optional): 44 Job Title or/and Business name: Company Director , Radio Presenter, Sports Coach (Ice Hockey) Sports Referee Coach (Ice Hockey). A brief description of your job role/business: I run a DJ and Promotions Company providing DJ’s / Presenters to events around Shropshire and the Midlands. I have a retail premise in Wellington selling E-Cigs and Belgium Chocolates in a divided shop. I present a weekend show for BBC Shropshire and Provide cover for people who are off Presenters and Staff from the Production office. I coach Beginners Ice Hockey sessions Mondays in Uxtoxitor, Wednesday in Cannock and Tuesday I coach a under 13’s team in Telford. Saturdays when free and Sunday Evening I coach Referees… Continue reading Day 3 Dyslexia Awareness Week Inspirational Dyslexics 2017
fabulous dyslexic, Neil Alexander Passe does so much, have a read to find out why he is one of Elizabeth’s inspirational dyslexics…
Dyslexia Awareness Week 2015: Day 6 Saturday 10th October 2015. Hello and welcome the 6th day of introducing seven of my 2015 fabulous dyslexics! Each dyslexia awareness week (starting last year) I intend to feature 7 of my favourite inspirational dyslexics from the past year: I ask them a set of questions (slightly adjusted depending on age and occupation) to which they provide the answers. My aim? Well it is simply to inspire and raise awareness about us dyslexics and about dyslexia! So with no further ado, allow me to introduce my sixth local inspirational dyslexic: this inspirational young lady used to be a Dyslexia Information Day Young Volunteer, she inspired & offered help and advice to lots of youngsters.… Continue reading Dyslexia: Positively Unique!
Dyslexia Awareness Week 2015: Day 4 Thursday 8th October 2015. Allow me to introduce to you to the third of my seven, 2015 fabulous dyslexics! Each dyslexia awareness week (starting last year) I intend to feature 7 of my favourite inspirational dyslexics from the past year: I ask them a set of questions (slightly adjusted depending on age and occupation) to which they provide the answers. My aim? Well it simply to inspire and raise awareness about us dyslexics and about dyslexia! My fourth local inspirational dyslexic is full of talent, passion and determination! and in all honesty since meeting her just over a year ago (and I’m quite sure she doesn’t realise this) that she is truly inspires me,… Continue reading Dyslexia: Positively Unique!
Today being day 5 of the 2014 Dyslexia Awareness Week it gives me great pleasure to introduce you tomy next inspirational and another of my favourite dyslexics; Nicola Rust, she is creative, positive and proactive! Name: Nicola Rust Age (optional): 31 Business name: In The Shed A brief description of what you/your business do/does: I am a graphic designer as well as a dreamer, believer, optimist and creator. Yes, I do actually work in a shed, and I am joined everyday by my adorable Chihuahua Boo. I work with clients small and large, local and international on a range of design projects including magazines, invitations, brand identity and corporate literature. My work varies from very corporate work to very pretty… Continue reading Day 5 of Eli’s top 7 favourite dyslexics – 2014 Dyslexia Awareness Week
Welcome to my blog . . . I know, I don’t post anything for ages then you get one a day for seven days! Today i would like to introduce you to the lovely Clare, a bright, bubbly, freindly, kind and inspirational dyslexic, whos answers to my questions i hope will help to inspire you on day 4 of Dyslexia Awareenss Week! Name: Clare Mason Age (optional): 25 Business name: Nutshell Bridgnorth A brief description of what you/your business do/does: Nutshell Bridgnorth is an online ladies boutique. We attend various shows, markets, events and Girls Nights with our accessories. We stock beautiful Italian Leather handbags, Scarves, Jewellery and other ladies accessories. As well as running Nutshell Bridgnorth, I am also an Independent… Continue reading Eli’s top 7 favourite dyslexics – 2014 Dyslexia Awareness Week
Thank you for visiting my blog, today i would like to introduce you to another favourite dyslexic of mine, the lovely Rosie … Name: Rosie Beswick Age (optional): 56 Business name: Rosie Consulting A brief description of what you/your business do/does: Business Consultancy and Market Research Area you live/your business is based: SHREWSBURY When did you find out you were dyslexic? Put a name to my ‘problem’ in 2011 How did you feel when you found out you were dyslexic? Angry as I realised all my life people had either ignored (parents and some teachers) or put me down as lazy or stupid. I just thought I had an inability to take stuff in despite having an IQ of… Continue reading 3 of 7: Eli’s favourite inspirational dyslexics Q&A’s for 2014 Dyslexia Awareness Week