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**POSTPONED** Measuring communication skills, is there a better way for dyslexia?

With widespread concern around the value of measuring spelling, punctuation and grammar in GCSEs and A-Levels, especially for dyslexic teens, this panel will explore whether the current system is fit for purpose.


Thursday 23rd April 2020
9:30am - 11:30am



Hachette Uk,

Due to the current coronavirus situation, we have decided to postpone this event. We have contacted all attendees directly and will announce a new date in due course. If you have any questions related to this event, please email

Please find our information on how we are operating during the coronavirus outbreak here.

With more to be announced, the current panellists are:

  • Sally Gardner, dyslexic children's writer and illustrator, and winner of the Costa Children’s Book Award and the Carnegie Medal
  • Sharon Hodgson MP, Chair, APPG for Dyslexia and other SpLDs
  • Sonia Ash, organiser of campaign for the removal of SPAG marks for students with dyslexia
  • Margaret Rooke, dyslexia expert and author of Creative, Successful, Dyslexic
  • Amy Lankester-Owen, Senior Commissioning Editor for Dyslexia and SpLDs, Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Event postponed

Tickets will be made available once a new date is confirmed.