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Past events - Webinar


FREE virtual Q&A ambassador panel webinar – Succeeding with dyslexia for parents and children

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).


Webinar: When is the right time to carry out a full diagnostic assessment for dyslexia?

Wednesday 22 April 2020, Online

When is the right time to carry out a full diagnostic assessment for dyslexia?


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.


FREE Webinar for parents: Multi-sensory Toolkit Ideas on a Shoestring

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.


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?


Workplace Webinar: Developmental coordination disorder (dyspraxia) with Professor Amanda Kirby

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.


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.


Move Beyond Words with AJ and Curtis: Free webinar for young people

Tuesday 4 August 2020, Online

Are you a young person with dyslexia? Do you want to learn more about expressing your creativity through dance? Then we’ve got a treat in store for you!


Introduction to the JCQ Changes 2020/21: FREE live webinar jointly presented by Communicate-ed and PATOSS (ITC)

Wednesday 9 September 2020, Online

This free live webinar is for anyone who would appreciate a short session simply introducing the changes in JCQ regulations relating to Access Arrangements for 2020/21.


Transitioning from school to college /university with DCD/Dyspraxia- preparing for the transition with Professor Amanda Kirby

Tuesday 22 September 2020, Online

Preparation is the key to success. This webinar will highlight the main areas of challenge for adults with DCD/Dyspraxia when transitioning from school to college or university.


Free Webinar - How to ensure your home learning is dyslexia friendly

Tuesday 13 October 2020, Online

In this webinar we will look at dyslexia friendly good practice and the key principles you can apply to your home learning.