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Unlocking Potential: Understanding Dyslexia and Empowering Individuals

In 'Dyslexia In The Workplace for Managers – Unlocking potential and empowering individuals’ we delve into the multifaceted world of dyslexia, shedding light on this common yet often misunderstood learning difference. This comprehensive guide not only provides an in-depth understanding of dyslexia but also explores the potential strengths and impacts it has on individuals.


Thursday 23rd November 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm



In today's diverse and inclusive workplaces, accommodating the needs of individuals with dyslexia is essential. We explore and outline the process of making practical strategies and reasonable adjustments. By implementing these, organisations can ensure a level playing field, where everyone has the opportunity to thrive and contribute their best.

Amanda Hornby - British Dyslexia Association Onsite Trainer

Amanda has worked with secondary students with special needs since 2009. She is a qualified Specialist Dyslexia Tutor, is qualified to assess for Exam Access Arrangements, Visual Discomfort Screening and is working towards her Assessor Practising Certificate.

She currently works at the British Dyslexia Association as a Training Professional, delivering bespoke training to workplaces and schools.

In her free time, she is the treasurer for St Helens & District Dyslexia Association (SHADDA). She began The Dyslexic Word Bank in March 2021.