Renowned Dyslexia Expert discusses education & more

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Renowned dyslexia expert discusses education and more

In this podcast Dr Martin Bloomfield a renowned dyslexia expert discusses education and more with us. We discussed how Dyslexia affected Martin’s education, and what motivated him after achieving his master’s degree in teaching, to decide to go for a PhD in philosophy?


  • How in 2013 Martin was reassessed for dyslexia/dyspraxia.
  • Assistive technology was not as advanced as it is today.
  • What reasonable adjustments were suggested to help you cope with the pressures of studying for a Ph.D.?
  • How did Martin manage to lecture all over the world and study at the same time?
  • How did you find studying and working through Covid-19?
  • Now that Martin has his Ph.D. where does he see being able to help dyslexics?
  • During the conversation, lots of stories were shared about how to manage and have a sense of humour.

Podcast Hosts:

Rosemary O Shaughnessy

Rosemary O Shaughnessy


Rosemary is a digital content creator who helps small businesses, coaches and freelancers establish a presence online – offering WordPress websites, Canva Design and Canva Training, and as a certified LinkedIn Insider Help from account setup to teaching best LinkedIn practices.

Suzy Taylor

Suzy Taylor

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Suzy Taylor is a training specialist who helps people with disabilities deal with the emotional impacts and frustrations of their condition and teaches and trains people how to embrace and use assistive technology to make life easier. Suzy also offers LinkedIn help and support.

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