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Be a Brilliant Dyslexic Student

Be a Brilliant Dyslexic Student

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June 2022 | 132 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
An accessible, positive study guide for students with dyslexia, this book uses tried-and-tested strategies to empower you to achieve your academic goals.

Boost your confidence by learning from other brilliant dyslexic students, and maximise your strengths by learning how to:

·       Work smart and identify how you learn best
·       Increase your reading speed
·       Mind-map effectively
·       Utilise memory and concentration techniques

A message from the author about the book title: 'We understand that many of you don’t want to feel defined by your neurodiversity, but also that it is a part of who you are and your life.  After discussion with some of my students we chose this title for its positivity and empowering message.  Ultimately this guide is to help you play to your strengths and be a brilliant student – with dyslexia.'

Super Quick Skills provides the essential building blocks you need to succeed at university - fast. Packed with practical, positive advice on core academic and life skills, you’ll discover focused tips and strategies to use straight away. Whether it’s writing great essays, understanding referencing or managing your wellbeing, find out how to build good habits and progress your skills throughout your studies.

  1. Learn core skills quickly
  2. Apply them right away and see results
  3. Succeed in your studies and in life

Super Quick Skills gives you the foundations you need to confidently navigate the ups and downs of university life.

What is Dyslexia? How Does It Affect My Academic Studies?
I Find Organisation and Deadlines Stressful – How Can I Manage My Time Better?
How Do I Deal With Procrastination?
I Read More Slowly Than My Peers - What Can I Do?
My Memory Is Not The Best – How Can I Improve It?
How Can Mind Mapping Help Me With My Academic Studies?
How Do I Get My Thoughts Organised On Paper?
How Can I Improve My Concentration?
How Can I Use My Strengths For Academic Success?


SAGE Study Skills Hub
Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
Study Skills Webinar
Watch the recording of Improve Your Grades with Out-of-the-box Thinking with Sarah Myhill. This webinar, hosted by JS Group, offers top tips and techniques to help you build study skills, overcome challengesmake the most of your strengths and achieve your academic goals.

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Mr Mike Huntington
School of Nursing and Caring Sciences, University of Central Lancashire
November 8, 2022

I bought this book partly to understand how I can support my students better and to recommend to students who "dont think they can" just because they have dyslexia, we all know that isnt true. Simple, straightforward and easy to understand. Another excellent book in this series.

Mrs louise burton
Department of Allied Health Professionals, Sheffield Hallam University
August 3, 2022

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ISBN: 9781529790818