When you don’t fit the student ‘ideal’
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When you don’t fit the student ‘ideal’

Ricky Baker @CYPStNN Third-year children’s nursing student, University of Worcester and founder of the Children and Young People Student Nurse Network

We need to re-evaluate how we support and assess students with a specific learning difficulty

I have spent my school and college years – and most of my nursing degree – struggling with academic work. I never understood why until six months ago, when I was diagnosed with dyspraxia. It was a relief to be able to put a name to my difficulties with academic challenges.

Nursing Standard. 35, 8, 13-13. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.8.13.s10

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