"......starting an essay or any written piece of work is made a lot trickier because I am dyslexic.
There are some people that can just sit down in front of a computer and churn out a coherent essay from start to finish. Others may prefer to write out a plan or use a mind map. I have to confess that I haven’t found a perfect system and each assignment feels like a fresh new challenge.
In the past I would have traditionally been at a disadvantage but thankfully the advent of some new technology and support has meant that I can produce written work of sufficient standard.
I talk to my computer and the text appears on the screen, my laptop then reads my articles and essays back to me. I find this a far better way of exposing errors rather than reading it thorugh. I also have the option of support from my university. When I feel I need it I can have a trained adviser go through my essay with me to ensure that my dyslexia is not becoming a barrier for me to say what I want to say.....