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Past events


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.


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!

FREE webinar for Parents - Assistive Technology and the Dyslexic Learner

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.


Dyscalculia and Maths Difficulties Virtual Conference 2020

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.

Study skills at home for older students with dyslexia - FREE webinar for parents

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.


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.


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?


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.


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.


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?