Moira Thomson, MBE

Podcast #75 Dyslexia through the decades with Moira Thomson, MBE part 1

In this episode, we have a special guest. Moira Thomson, who got an MBE from the Queen, the sovereign of the UK – Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland, for her service to children and families with dyslexia for the last 50 years, was a huge contributor to Scotland dyslexia in more ways than I can imagine. Moira graduated from Edinburgh University before doing a post-grad diploma at Oxford. In this episode, she talked about how dyslexia’s perspective changed throughout the decades.

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Links you might like to check out: 

Links to publications – Supporting Students with Dyslexia in Secondary Schools: Every Class Teacher’s Guide to Removing Barriers and Raising Attainment

Supporting students with dyselxi in the secondary curriculum – 25 individual booklets – separate editions for Scotland & England/Wales – because of differences in the educational systems.  2.8 Dyslexia and Music (England)

1.7 Dyslexia: Assessment Arrangements (Examinations) (Supporting Learners with Dyslexia in the Secondary Curriculum (Scotland)) Kindle Edition

Please note that the Kindle versions of all 50 booklets are free downloads.


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