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BDA Ambassador is an honorary title given to individuals who have, often through extensive work of a voluntary nature, raised awareness of dyslexia. The honorary title BDA Ambassador does not imply endorsement of any services or products provided by the individual concerned. Indeed, the BDA does not endorse any external services or products.

BDA Young Ambassador

Jo Crawford

Jo was diagnosed with dyslexia when she was in Year 2, so has gone through most of her education knowing she's dyslexic.
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BDA Ambassadors

Anna Devin

Irish Soprano Anna Devin is widely acknowledged as one of today’s brightest talents for her vocal versatility and strong stage presence.
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Jonty Hearnden

Jonty Hearnden is one of the most recognisable faces on TV when it comes to antiques and collectables.
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Grant Harrold, The Royal Butler

Grant Harrold, ‘The Royal Butler’ and ‘Defender of Etiquette’, has been described as ‘Britain’s Etiquette Expert’ and ‘One of Europe’s Top Gurus on Etiquette’ due to his background and teaching on the subject for almost 20 years.
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Darren Clark

Darren Clark is the Director of the ‘Spotless Group’, a group of successful cleaning and training companies based in the south-west of England.
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Mollie King

Mollie was diagnosed with dyslexia at ten years old. She has gone on to be part of The Saturdays and today, presents on BBC Radio 1. Mollie has been a long-time champion for dyslexia and regularly supports the work of the British Dyslexia Association – including presenting to the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dyslexia and other SpLDs at the Houses of Parliament and leading our Dyslexia Awareness Week activities.

Leighton Denny MBE

Leighton Denny MBE is an award-winning businessman and internationally recognised figure in the beauty and grooming industry, with multi award-winning beauty collections. Leighton is proud to be a successful dyslexic.

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