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News - 2019

Meeting with APC reviewing team

Friday 22 November 2019


Yesterday, the BDA were involved in meeting with highly experienced, passionate individuals who are part of our APC reviewing team. This group will review and give feedback to individuals renewing their Assessment Practising Certificate (APC) through the BDA...

Delivering Hidden Difficulties/Neurodiversity Accredited Programme to Offender Education Professionals

Thursday 21 November 2019


Today, BDA was once again working with a super group of Offender Education Professionals from Novus, delivering the BDA's Hidden Difficulties/Neurodiversity Accredited Programme.

The impact of stress and anxiety on learning

Wednesday 20 November 2019


We know about the negative impact of educational experiences on the mental health of children, indeed the BDA’s report on the Human Cost of Dyslexia...

Dyslexia and me: Sarah-Jane’s story

Monday 18 November 2019

Guest Post

Dyslexia is regarded as genetic in origin, and it’s common for somebody diagnosed with dyslexia to have a close family member who is dyslexic too. Unfortunately, in past generations, there was less knowledge about dyslexia...

BDA L5 and L7 courses approved by University of Chester

Friday 15 November 2019


This means that our candidates are able to progress from our L7 Dyslexia course to complete an MA in Dyslexia Research and Practice with Chester University...

Dyslexia and me: Daniel’s story

Thursday 14 November 2019

Guest Post

Dyslexia falls under the umbrella of ‘neurodiversity’ along dyspraxia and ADHD. Having a neurological difference means that not everybody behaves, learns or reacts in the same way...


Wednesday 13 November 2019

Guest Post

'You can Change the World!' is a book of interviews with inspiring teens - including a boy with dyslexia who has transformed his life.

British Dyslexia Association workplace survey 2019

Monday 11 November 2019


Are you dyslexic and in work? Help inform how employers approach dyslexia by taking a few minutes to complete our workplace survey.