What it says on the back of the book 'Although this paperback is primarily intended for dyslexic students and their tutors, it is really essential reading for anyone embarking on futher and higher education courses. [...]' British Dyslexia Association 'In this excellent little book is a wealth of practical advice, clearly presented... Throughout the book, the advice is sensible, practical and helpful. It is written with great understanding and gentle humour... The book wisely offers advice to teachers and advisers as well as students. I hope it finds a place on their bookshelves.' Educational Studies This fully updated third edition contains practical and useful advice that will be invaluable for students with dyslexia, their parents and all of those involved in teaching and supporting them in their studies. The book: guides students through the process of applying for university, suggesting strategies for general organization and for particular aspects of study outlines how to get the best personally and academically from higher education gives practical advice on setting up and using support facilities (both human and technological) is an accessible text for mainstream lecturers and tutors who need to be aware of the implications of the Disability Discrimination Act. New chapters include Dyslexia plus, giving information on dyspraxia, attentional disorders, Asperger's syndrome, and the more controversial 'dyscalculia'. Out of college and into work gives advice for students on the challenges they face after graduation. Appendices written by six former students tell how they coped with their dyslexia when they were at college and then later in life. This book is an invaluable companion for any student with dyslexia and any professional working with them. Liz Du Pr�� is Tutor/Coordinator for the Student Service at the Dyslexia Unit, University of Wales, Bangor and a member of the National Bureau for Students with Disabilities and The Association of Dyslexia Specialists in Higher Education. Dorothy Gilroy was a pioneer in establishing and developing this service for dyslexic students at Bangor and advised many universities on good practice in the field. Tim Miles is Professor Emeritus at the School of Psychology, University of Walse, Bangor.