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Free Webinar: Empowering Potential

At Microsoft, our Mission is to empower every person and every organisation on the planet to achieve more. With more than 1 billion people in the world with disabilities, there is no limit to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of all those who use it.


Monday 28th June 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm



Arran Smith, Microsoft’s UK SEND & Dyslexia Consultant, will be talking about Assistive Technology which has been brought into mainstream use which enables teachers, students and dyslexic people of all ages to access the inbuilt assistive technology anytime anywhere.

Arran will talk about the functionality that has been added into Office 365 and Windows 10 that can help to support its dyslexic users. He will also be looking at how it can support students with dyslexia and SEND and the support they may need.

Arran Smith - Microsoft’s UK SEND & Dyslexia Consultant

Arran Is a dyslexic entrepreneur that was diagnosed with severe dyslexia at age 9, along with other tendencies of neurodiverse conditions

During Arran’s working life he has worked in many industries, previously working at the British Dyslexia Association.

Arran’s career is continued in the field of dyslexia with now being the managing director of the SEND Group Ltd and Founder of the Dyslexia Show LTD.

Over the past five years Arran has continued to work in the education and SEND field, more recently with Microsoft as the UK’s Dyslexia and SEND consultant.

With a special interest in technology Arran uses Assistive technology to support his dyslexia needs daily.