Dystinct Magazine is the ultimate resource of inspiration and expertise for families and educators of children with learning difficulties. Dystinct Magazine seeks to find the extra ordinary that lies within the ordinary. Every child with learning difficulties is blessed to be distinctively different. We have set out to identify and nurture these differences to instil a strong sense of achievement in children who are often forgotten about. We also bring to you relevant Up-to-date evodemce based advise from leading experts in the industry to help you navigate the path to success. We have exclusive interviews and content within the magazine, giving you fantastic insights into the world of learning difficulties - dyslexia, dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and dyspraxia. At Dystinct, we care about our children and want to help them find their wings and fly. This is a platform for children with learning difficulties to have their stories told and voices heard.
Success at SEVENTY • I’m new to this wonderful world of literacy. I’ve spent many years in an entirely different profession. How did my journey begin? It began just as it did for many of you, for the love of family. I know how fortunate I am because I’ve experienced something many never will, and I’d like to share my experience.
Neurodiversity Supercharges INNOVATION • Krista Gauthier discusses how the educational system and, consequently, our workforce can adequately prepare and harness the power of neurodiverse individuals who are uniquely suited to meet the demands of our changing world to propel us into the future.
HOW DYSLEXIA HAS HELPED ME IN MY EDUCATION AND WORK • Barry Walsh talks about how having dyslexia and dyspraxia has defined him at various stages in his life and offers practical advice to individuals at each stage, so they can find success along the way just as he did.
Top Tips for Job Hunting • Barry Walsh shares job hunting tips for neurodiverse individuals based on the strategies that he has found helpful in all his years of jobhunting and being a neurodiversity advocate helping organisations streamline their process of recruiting neurodiverse employees.
DYSTINCT JOURNEY CALEB BRASWELL
POWERED BY COURAGE
When Writing Hurts Sophie's Success!
The Culture View of Reading
A JOURNEY OF DYSLEXIA, DAYDREAMING & RESILIENCE • Born in 1979, I was the third daughter and the cheekiest of them all, or so I have been told. Growing up in the 1980s, life was so much different. Little was known about learning challenges, and my strengths and school "weaknesses" started to shine through.
10 Reading Comprehension Tips • Whether we realize it or not, reading comprehension is integral to what students need to be successful in education.
DYSTINCT JOURNEY SUBASH CHANDRA BOSE ANURADHA • Subash Chandra Bose Anuradha describes himself as a 3D Generalist, 3D printing enthusiast, a champion archer and an identical twin.
VIRTUAL SUPPORT • FOR STUDENTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
Anne van Gessel • DYSTINCT JOURNEY