Free Teaching for Neurodiversity, Train the Trainer webinars

10 January 2017

The British Dyslexia Association with Dyslexia Action, Helen Arkell and Patoss will deliver FREE Teaching for Neurodiversity webinars for teachers and support staff in January - February 2017. These webinars aim to provide valuable training and quality…

How can technology assist dyslexic learners?

9 January 2017

The recent death of AA Gill called to the national attention the positive attributes of dyslexics. An acclaimed writer, Gill used to dictate his copy over the phone or draw out his stories to identify and back-fill the characters involved. His recent…

Dysfunction of Rapid Neural Adaptation in Dyslexia

22 December 2016

The results of neuroscience research by Professor John Gabrieli and a team at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have indicated reduced adaptation across a variety of diverse stimuli when studying neurophysiological adaptation to stimulus repetition…

Updated Individual Merit Criteria and Evidence forms

20 December 2016

The BDA has updated the Criteria and Evidence forms for those wishing to apply for ATS/APS and AMBDA or ATS FE/HE and AMBDA FE/HE through the Individual Merit route, follow this link:

Achieveability: Recruitment and Dyslexia Commission

13 December 2016

Achieveability has set up a commission, chaired by their President, Barry Sheerman, MP, to look at dyslexia and recruitment. Their aim is to produce a  report with recommendations for publication during Dyslexia Awareness Week 2017. On the 5th…


9 December 2016

Many of you will be aware from previous DSA-QAG communications, that we are in the process of finalising the NMH audit fees to be introduced for the audit cycle commencing in January 2017. We want to ensure that we are allocating the correct fee band…

The European Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016

9 December 2016

We have recently witnessed the 10th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UN CRPD), and with it came the European Day of Persons with Disabilities 2016. Over 400 people attended the two-day conference…

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