Dyslexia is about information processing. People with dyslexia may have difficulty processing and remembering information they see and hear. Dyslexia occurs independently of intelligence and can occur in people of all backgrounds and abilities.
More information can be found at: http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/
If as an educational supervisor or trainee you have any concerns regarding the possibility of dyslexia please contact the professional support unit for information on support and services available.
Study support for Doctors with Dyslexia
HEE Wessex Have developed practice guidance for doctors with dyslexia based on original research by the PSU conducted in 2015. With their kind permission we have provided access to the guide below
Study skills and examination preparation
Preparing for examinations can be a challenge when still juggling so many other demands. It is therefore important that you plan and maximise the benefits of your study time.
With permission of Peninsula Postgraduate Medical Education we have provided a link to their useful guide to exam preparation: