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Join Alistair as he shares his thoughts, knowledge and experience, as well as overviews of recent events.

Bridging the gap in publishing accessibility

Alistair Sims, a dyslexic bookshop owner, is crowdfunding to publish dyslexic-friendly adult books, aiming to bridge the gap in mainstream publishing and provide accessible reading experiences.

Dyslexia-friendly books released for adults that struggle with reading

This article discusses how BOTH Press creates dyslexia-friendly books with cream pages and clearer text for adults with reading problems.

Winning the Points of Light Award

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak writes a personal thank you to Alistair for his trailblazing work publishing books for people with dyslexia.

Alistair launches a kickstarter to fund dyslexic friendly books for adults

In this blog, Alistair talks about setting up a crowdfunding initiative via "Open Dyslexia" and how this aims to expand accessible reading options for adults with dyslexia.

We’re Love Reading’s ‘Bookshop of the Month’

In this interview for Love Reading, Alistair discusses his shop's dyslexic-friendly focus, local literary connections, and a publishing venture for accessible books. He shares his passion for books, favourite recommendations, and personal history with dyslexia.

Dr Alistair Sims receives Points of Light Award

Sidcot School alum Dr. Alistair Sims received the Points of Light Award for founding 'Books on the Hill,' a Clevedon bookshop promoting dyslexic-friendly fiction, inspiring a new approach to dyslexia awareness. In this blog, Alistair shares with us some memories of his time at Sidcot.