Letter to the Editor of the Times, Saturday - 24th April 2014
There seems to be no justification for Julian Elliott’s assumption of dyslexia being more prevalent in the southeast and middle classes.
Latest draft of the SEN and Disability Code of Practice released - 24th April 2014.
The British Dyslexia Association will be responding as part of The Dyslexia-SpLD Trust to the Government’s Consultation on the Draft Code of Practice. Follow this link to see the suggested revisions.
Press Release: Dyslexia in the workplace - 11th April 2014
It is not uncommon for people in the workplace with dyslexic difficulties to require specific training and support for organisational and administrative skills.
BDA response to Ministerial Statement: HE Student Support - 10th April 2014
The BDA would like to draw attention to the continuing requirement for students with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties to receive a comprehensive level of support, based on their needs.
BDA response to THE article 'Is it time to rethink dyslexia?' - 7 March 2014
A Statement from the 'Enabling in the Workplace' Science and Practice Group of Occupational Psychologists, regarding the 'Dyslexia Debate' - 28th February 2014
BDA press release response to the 'Dyslexia Debate' - 25th February 2014
The British Dyslexia Association refutes any suggestion that the definition of dyslexia is misleading and irrelevant. read more...
The British Dyslexia Association calls on public to support teacher training campaign
Currently it is not compulsory for all teachers to receive training in specific learning difficulties like dyslexia. This means that thousands of young people are not identified during their school life and consequently are unable to reach their full potential. This has an impact on all aspects of their lives but also has a great impact on the society as a whole. read more...
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