In the nick of time

Describes a mentoring programme aimed at prisoners with dyslexia Kate Hilpern Jackie Hewitt-Main’s experience of mentoring was so life-changing that she began mentoring dyslexic prisoners. Now, even the guards are on the waiting list. Who said you can’t teach an old dog new tricks?” says a 37-year-old inmate at Chelmsford Prison, who recently completed a mentoring programme for dyslexic inmates. “Part of my crime was due to lack of confidence and belief in myself, which has affected me most of my life, but being on this scheme has changed my life dramatically.” His story is testament to the power of […]

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