Dyslexia Next Steps for Teens (Paperback)

Everything You Need to Know about College, University and the Workplace

By Ann-Marie McNicholas

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 9781785925597, 88pp.

Publication Date: September 21, 2018

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Written for 14+ year olds, this accessible book empowers young people with dyslexia to make a smooth transition to college, university or the workplace. An engaging and informative guide, it will help you plan and make decisions about the next stage of your education or employment.

Ann-Marie McNicholas, who has worked with young people with dyslexia for many years, answers the questions that you will have as you plan for life at university or college. She covers the differences between school and college and university, lists the different types of dyslexia assessment available and gives you simple, tried-and-tested tips to help you to manage your time, your workload and your revision. Beyond information about further and higher education, the book is full of advice on preparing for the next stage in your life, such as moving into the workplace.

A must-read pocket guide for teenagers with dyslexia and an essential resource for parents, teachers, SENCOs, career advisers, and anyone else involved in supporting learners with dyslexia to make a successful transition to further education and the world of work.

About the Author

Ann-Marie McNicholas has 20 years' experience working as a learning support advisor and specialist teacher in a further education college. She advises parents, professionals and prospective students on preparing for the transition to further education.