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News - 2019

BDA delivers training to Apprenticeship Trainers at Cadent

Wednesday 30 October 2019


Recently, CEO Helen Boden had the pleasure of delivering BDA Training to Apprenticeship Trainers at Cadent.

Cross-party group of MPs and Peers release report examining the impact of dyslexia on our education system

Friday 25 October 2019


The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Dyslexia and other SpLDs publish proposals for a Specialist Dyslexia Teacher Assessor for every school, exams reflective of modern workplaces and removal of most SPaG marks...

Dyslexia and me: Francesca Palser

Tuesday 22 October 2019

Guest Post

I struggled at a young age academically and I was in bottom sets for all subjects. My mum used to blame it on being an August baby- I think that was certainly part of the problem at that age since a lot of my peers already had nearly a year more of growing up.

Dyslexia Week 2020 plans announced by British Dyslexia Association

Monday 21 October 2019


Hot off the heels of the hugely successful Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019, we are delighted to announce our plans for 2020.

BDA International Conference 2021

Monday 21 October 2019


And so the journey has begun towards the BDA's International Conference in 2021. The BDA had a really positive meeting recently at Oxford Brookes University.

Review of KS1 test papers for Standards and Testing agency

Monday 21 October 2019


The BDA have been involved in reviewing KS1 test papers for the Standards and Testing agency at the Department for Education.

Helping raise awareness of accessible print design

Thursday 17 October 2019

Guest Post

Design accessibility is a big issue for people with dyslexia. Learn how one print business is trying to change attitudes to designing for accessibility.

Dyslexia and me: Stephanie's story

Wednesday 16 October 2019

Guest Post

For many children with dyslexia, their poor behaviour can be directly traced back to their condition. Acting out in school can be a common response for children who struggle with reading and writing in class.