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How I discovered I was dyslexic, not helpless - Pete Roberts

Tuesday 14 January 2020

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As far as I know, becoming helpless is not part of any school curriculum, hidden away amongst the 3 R’s. Nevertheless, I, like many, fell into this bracket.

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Friday 10 January 2020

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How can I find my local dyslexia association? What is the difference between a BDA workplace needs assessment and an access to work one? Where can I find a local specialist tutor?

Merry Christmas from all of us at the BDA

Monday 23 December 2019

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Before we wind down for a well-deserved Christmas break, we wanted to take a moment to thank everyone in the dyslexia community for their support this year. 2019 has been a hugely successful year and that is thanks to you.

Jack Browne: my dyslexia journey

Wednesday 18 December 2019

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My name is Jack and I am 17 years old. I am going to be talking about my journey with dyslexia...

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Friday 13 December 2019

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Am I entitled to support/funding for an assessment or resources? Unfortunately, as dyslexia is not seen as a medical condition there is no direct government funding for diagnostic assessments or resources in schools, colleges or anywhere else.

The BDA is incredibly sad to announce the passing of Mike Juggins

Friday 13 December 2019

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The British Dyslexia Association is incredibly sad to announce the passing of Mike Juggins on 2nd December 2019. All our thoughts are with his family, friends and those who worked with him over the years at this difficult time.

British Dyslexia Association launch comprehensive advice for parents on the legal rights of their dyslexic child

Wednesday 4 December 2019

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Empowered Parents will help parents work with schools and navigate the Education, Health and Care Plan system