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Dyslexia Next Steps for Teens

Dyslexia Next Steps for Teens

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

Ann-Marie McNicholas. Foreword by Dr Amelia Roberts, illustrated by Tracey Swift

Quick Overview

For young people aged 14+ with dyslexia, this book answers common questions and concerns about moving from school to college, university or the workplace. This accessible guide gives an overview of the various types of support available, eases anxiety over the transition, and empowers young people to make informed decisions about their next step.
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Paperback / softback
2018, 8.54in x 6.54in / 217mm x 166mm, 88pp
ISBN: 9781785925597
2018, ePUB, 96pp
ISBN: 978-1-78450-957-6
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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.


'An essential read for young people with dyslexia about to embark on their post-16 education. Armed with this information young people and their families will have the confidence to get the best out of the services available. Everyone who provides information, advice and careers guidance should add this informative and easy to read book to their tool kit.'
- Susan Dwyer, Support Manager, Grade 1 Ofsted Rated College of Further Education

'This book will fill a gap in the market for both students and their parents. It explains clearly what support is available in further education. It provides good, concise information. I especially liked the revision template and the information in the appendices on how to use the technologies that students often have on their phones. I think the book will also be useful to teachers, careers advisors and other professionals. It is well written and easy to read and understand.'
- Carol Pilkington, Teacher, Shaftesbury High School


By (author): Ann-Marie McNicholas