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    At college I have been told I have significant process difficulties, which are usually associated with dyselxia and dsypraxia, however evidence was not strong enough. I have visual stress and my report summarised saying I have processing difficulties and dylexic and dyspraxic tendencies. My parent said I shouldn't tell uni, but others differ. As I'm not fully dyselxic or dsypraxic what will the uni do and would u tell them ?
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    (Original post by Tiakate)
    At college I have been told I have significant process difficulties, which are usually associated with dyselxia and dsypraxia, however evidence was not strong enough. I have visual stress and my report summarised saying I have processing difficulties and dylexic and dyspraxic tendencies. My parent said I shouldn't tell uni, but others differ. As I'm not fully dyselxic or dsypraxic what will the uni do and would u tell them ?
    Hello, as a dyslexic and dyspraxic myself, i would recommended telling your university, i told mine and got plenty of support after doing so, for example i got to sit my exams with extra time and with a seperate room, an hour's study support a week, less strict marking criteria with SPAG. I can understand your apprehension but honestly when it comes to uni's there's not generally anything to worry about. Support at uni is based on symptoms/ any disadvantages you have not the specific diagnosis so the fact they've told you, you aren't "fully" dyslexic/dyspraxic wont matter to them really.

    Out of interest does your report say something like specific learning difficulties with visual stress and processing difficulties for example?
    I'm really intrigued as to why your parent as told you not to tell uni?
 
 
 
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