Teenage Ambassador Keynote speaker: ‘Positive about dyslexia’

Dyslexia Explored #17

Rachel Miller

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Welcome to Dyslexia Explored where we explore Dyslexia in the Teenage and Tweenage years from lots of different perspectives by asking people what their story is and what they can share that might help parents, tutors or even teenagers themselves with the challenges and opportunities of being Dyslexic and Hyper creative.

This week we have Rachel Miller, a sixteen-year-old ambassador of Dyslexia Scotland present the second Keynote speech to the Dyslexia Scotland Conference 2018. Rachel Miller addresses 150+ educators in the room. She has given this presentation to Schools and Universities.

– Her Journey from not managing to being identified.
– Her Mission to change the perception of Dyslexia to a learning style
– How she started a mind mapping club for 10 yr olds.
– Her aspiration to be a teacher and pay it forward.
– The smartness and skills of Dyslexic thinkers
– What she has found has helped
– Teacher attitudes
– Tech
– Skills
– Dyslexia’s effect in unexpected areas: Maths, Organisation etc.
– Things teachers should never say to dyslexic thinkers
– A list of helpful resources.

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Links you might like to check out:

Dyslexia Scotland Conference Website: www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Young Ambassadors website: unwrapped.dyslexiascotland.org.uk

Making Sense – Dyslexia Review: addressingdyslexia.org

Call Scotland Website: www.callscotland.org.uk

Dyslexia Explored episodes: bulletmapstudio.com/dyslexia-explored-podcast/

Mindmapping course: https://bulletmapstudio.com/bulletmap/

And www.bulletmapstudio.com/17

Darius Namdaran

Darius Namdaran

Darius is a teacher and MD of BulletMap™ Studio. He's passionate about helping dyslexic children, and their parents, get through High School with their confidence intact. From his own experience with dyslexia and raising children with dyslexia he has developed an online training business designed to equip and encourage dyslexic teenagers in their journey through High School.
His company produces Mindmap videos full of tips and encouragement to help understand dyslexia and to thrive in High School.
He is the designer and senior tutor of the first Mind mapping course for Dyslexic Teenagers called the BulletMap Method.

We’d really love to hear from you so please take a moment to share your thoughts or any ways we could help you on your journey with dyslexia.

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