Dyslexia Awareness Week - Free Webinar - Dyslexic Employees in the Workplace
This webinar aims to support dyslexic employees in the workplace. You will be given tips on how to effectively maximize your professional skills with dyslexia as well as knowing your rights, reasonable adjustments and more.
Tuesday 3rd October 2023
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Amanda Hornby - British Dyslexia Association Onsite Trainer
Amanda has worked with secondary students with special needs since 2009. She is a qualified Specialist Dyslexia Tutor, is qualified to assess for Exam Access Arrangements, Visual Discomfort Screening and is working towards her Assessor Practising Certificate.
She currently works at the British Dyslexia Association as a Training Professional, delivering bespoke training to workplaces and schools.
In her free time, she is the treasurer for St Helens & District Dyslexia Association (SHADDA). She began The Dyslexic Word Bank in March 2021.
Helen is the Knowledge & Information Manager at the British Dyslexia Association.
Helen spent the first half of her career working in various business development and marketing manager roles in large organisations. She joined the BDA as a volunteer on the Helpline, after her son was diagnosed with dyslexia.
A qualified and experienced workplace needs assessor, former helpline supervisor and mother of two dyslexic children; Helen has worked to identify simple, cost-effective solutions to ensure that neurodiverse employees are supported to achieve their potential, and their organisations benefit from the different way of thinking that neurodiverse individuals bring to the workplace.