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Congratulations to friends and associates of the BDA

14 June 2016

Following the publication of the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2016, the BDA is also pleased to offer congratulations to: Professor Maggie Snowling, former BDA Vice President, on her appointment as Commander of the Order of the British…

BDA Joint Chair Margaret Malpas is awarded MBE

13 June 2016

The BDA is very pleased to announce that their joint chair Trustee Margaret Malpas has been awarded an MBE. Margaret, with her husband Jim, was asked to help the BDA when it was facing a serious threat in 2006. Over the last ten years, they have worked…

BDA leads new DfE funded project

31 May 2016

Charities join forces to deliver £750,000 DfE project to equip the school workforce with the skills to deliver quality teaching and support for pupils with dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs).  A group of charities,…

BDA Ambassador Sarah Chapman announces new events

22 April 2016

Do you have a dyslexic child aged 5- 14 who could really do with a boost to their confidence & self-esteem? Would you enjoy getting to know other families experiencing the same journey as you? Operation Diversity’s founder, Sarah Chapman,…

Children Will Shine After School Workshop Opening in Bracknell

21 March 2016

We are pleased to announce that a Children Will Shine Workshop will be opening in Bracknell after Easter for KS2/3. Sessions will be at Wildridings School in Bracknell on Wednesdays from 4 pm-5.30 pm, for 10 weeks beginning 20th April to 6th July.…

The Times Tables Debate

1 March 2016

Education secretary Nicky Morgan recently announced that primary school children will have to sit new computerised maths exams from next year. The tests will go up to and include the 12 times table and schools have been warned that they will be held to…

Update on Disabled Students' Allowances

3 July 2014

Matthew Hilton, Director of Higher Education at the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, published a letter on Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA)on June 25, 2014. The British Dyslexia Association welcomes this important clarification…

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