Thursday 2 July 2020, Online
Trying to choose the right technology to support your child’s education can be challenging. To offer some support and guidance, the British Dyslexia Association has teamed up with Myles Pilling to host a free webinar for parents. This session aims to take you through some of the options for assistive technology, inspire parents and demonstrate ways to motivate dyslexic children when learning at home.
Thursday 18 June 2020, Online
We are very excited to announce that our June Dyscalculia and Maths Difficulties Conference will be going ahead as planned but as a live virtual conference.
Dyscalculia screeners- what is available as an initial starting point when investigating dyscalculia?
Tuesday 9 June 2020, Online
Screeners, as with dyslexia, can be used as an initial, graduated approach in order to get intervention going.
Wednesday 3 June 2020, Online
Studying during the COVID-19 school closures can be particularly challenging for young people with dyslexia. This FREE session looks at how parents can help young people with dyslexia (11+ years) develop the skills needed.
Wednesday 27 May 2020, Online
This one-hour webinar is for workplace and educational professional with experience of SpLDs looking to gain insight’s on developmental coordination disorder (DCD), often called dyspraxia.
Webinar: Understanding, identifying and supporting learners with dyscalculia and maths learning difficulties.
Wednesday 13 May 2020, Online
In 2019, the BDA’s definition of dyscalculia (Jarrett 2019) became accepted for the purposes of assessment and diagnosis in this country. In a similar way that the Rose definition of dyslexia (2009) transformed our understanding of the causes of development dyslexia and its diagnosis, the Jarrett definition will do the same for dyscalculia. So what is this definition?
Thursday 7 May 2020, Online
The strategies Susie will be presenting will be tried and tested Multi-sensory Techniques she has used with different students through the various ages and stages of education on a shoestring. These range from Early Years, to Key Stages 1-5, and can be applied to a variety of subjects.
FREE Webinar for Parents and Children - Creating without language: Why the arts are so important to our dyslexic community
Thursday 30 April 2020, Online
This presentation will look at why the arts, in this case art and design, are so important to our dyslexic/dyspraxic community. The webinar will show examples of excellent work produced by students from the Royal College of Art and children from local schools, all of whom are dyslexix / dyspraxic. There will also be some suggestions of projects children might like to carry out at home using readily available or recycled materials. Through nurturing creativity the intention is that self -confidence and aspirations to succeed will be improved.
Wednesday 22 April 2020, Online
When is the right time to carry out a full diagnostic assessment for dyslexia?
Friday 17 April 2020, Online
Tickets from £25.00
This short session provides an overview of dyslexia and neurodiversity, what you might observe and signposts to important information. Normally, we run this at a workplace over a lunch break, but while we’re working from home, we will still run it over lunch but you can choose what you eat.
Wednesday 15 April 2020, Online
As part of our work to support parents and children with dyslexia during the school closures, for a Q&A session with our Ambassadors Mollie King (singer and BBC Radio 1 presenter), Lee Byrne (former Welsh rugby international player) and Adelle Tracey (Team GB athlete).
Wednesday 8 April 2020, Online
Dyslexia isn’t a barrier to success. Forty percent of the UK’s self-made millionaires are dyslexic, around three or four times the level in the general population.