William Stone part 2 #37

Study Strategies of a Dyslexic who just finished his Masters degree from Oxford

Dyslexia Explored #37

William Stone

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His dyslexia assessor advised his parents that he couldn’t manage the state school due to his dyslexia but his parents found ways for him to adapt and learn in the state system. 14 yrs later William Stone has a first class honours from the University of Edinburgh and a distinction in his Masters degree from Oxford.

In the last episode, we heard William’s story from his identification at 10 to his graduation from Oxford.

In this episode, he shares his study strategies. We asked him to share how he managed to be methodical even with the ongoing chaos of dyslexia. He shared what worked for him and what didn’t.

Listen to the podcast and find out how William highlights keywords, how he reads and studies, how he takes notes and does flash cards, etc. I hope you enjoy this episode.  

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Links you might like to check out:

William Stone’s portfolio: https://williamstone.myportfolio.com/ 
 
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.

Did you enjoy the video? Watch more animated Mind Map videos and find out more about Mindmapping and Dyslexia at our Blogs

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William Stone part 1 #36

Distinction at Oxford University with Dyslexia. Writing History of art Essays!

Dyslexia Explored #36

William Stone

Listen to the talk while on the go from your favorite podcast app or click here to listen to this episode from iTunes. Don’t forget to leave reviews while your at it.

When Williams dyslexia assessor advised his parents that he probably couldn’t manage state school due to his dyslexia his parents decided to do everything they could to keep him in mainstream. Hear the story of William Stone who got first class honours at the University of Edinburgh and recently got a Distinction for his Masters degree in Oxford University for Art History.

He wants dyslexics to know they can definitely be academic if they want to. When he was diagnosed at 10 years. At 13, he was at the bottom of his ‘sets’ (Streamed classes) but something clicked at 14. It was certainly the intensive help and tutoring he was recieving. He shares how doing Karate could have had a positive effect on school too.

He initially wanted to be involved in film after high school but his principal persuaded him to aim for Cambridge. He got rejected twice. Going, instead, to the University of Edinburgh and took Art History where he gained first class honours. He got his place at Oxbridge going to Oxford to do his master. He was ready and fully equipped.

Listen to the podcast hear William’s story. This is Part 1 of 2. The second part is in the next episode. He shares more about his approach to high school and exams.

If you want to listen to it play while you read the page click here:

Links you might like to check out:

William Stone’s portfolio: https://williamstone.myportfolio.com/ 
 
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.

Did you enjoy the video? Watch more animated Mind Map videos and find out more about Mindmapping and Dyslexia at our Blogs