With freshers week events erupting across the UK, the Present Pal team set off to the University of Glasgow to find out more about students’ fresher fears…
Present Pal wants to raise awareness around the fact that a large chunk of the SpLD population are now in their adult years. This blog will discuss signs of dyslexia, workplace solutions for employers to implement and support for adults who think that they may have an SpLD.
At Present Pal, we have become increasingly aware that although public speaking fears are common for individuals with learning differences, they are also prevalent amongst people experiencing feelings of anxiety. Feelings of stress, nervousness and uneasiness are a reality for the majority of people, but there remains a lack of awareness around simple and free coping skills for anxiety. We spoke to Mindfulness Expert Kay Young, to discuss simple mindfulness exercises and activities which teach our brains to be ‘mindful’, rather than stressed and anxious.
Join us on our journey as we share insights into the life and adventures of a tech start up! Read on to find out more about us and the humble beginnings of Present Pal.
Whether you’re a student or professional, presentations are pretty unavoidable. Read on as we discuss how presentations are a particular struggle for people with dyslexia, and the importance of providing opportunities for equal access in education and work.
Find out more about what dyslexia actually is as we look beyond the definition to discover how people with dyslexia learn and process information in different ways.