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Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019

Monday 14 October 2019

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Running from 7th-13th October, this year’s Dyslexia Awareness Week witnessed schools and businesses all around the country celebrating, supporting and empowering people with dyslexia.

Dyslexia and me: Becki’s story

Friday 11 October 2019

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People with dyslexia can understand complex information, communicating with others and seeing the big picture, meaning that they make diligent and creative employees. However, too often we are failing to empower individuals with dyslexia to do their best work...

Helen Boden, BDA CEO: Dyslexia Awareness Week continued...

Friday 11 October 2019

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BDA CEO, Helen Boden, shares her Dyslexia Awareness Week journey.

Oldham College is the first FE college in the UK to be awarded a Dyslexia Smart Award

Friday 11 October 2019

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OLDHAM COLLEGE is the first FE college in the UK to be awarded a Dyslexia Smart Award by the British Dyslexia Association (BDA).

British Dyslexia Association welcome Leighton Denny MBE as an Ambassador

Thursday 10 October 2019

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Leighton Denny MBE is an award-winning businessman and internationally recognised figure in the beauty and grooming industry, with multi award-winning beauty collections.

British Dyslexia Association partners with Mumsnet on advice video for parents

Wednesday 9 October 2019

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The British Dyslexia Association has worked with leading online parenting forum Mumsnet and expert in parenting dyslexia John Hicks to produce What Is Dyslexia And What Are The Symptoms?

Helen Boden, BDA CEO: Dyslexia Awareness Week

Wednesday 9 October 2019

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Dyslexia Awareness Week got off to a flying start today for Helen Boden, CEO of the British Dyslexia Association...

Dyslexia in the IT sector

Wednesday 9 October 2019

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It is no secret that many neurodiverse individuals gravitate towards the IT sector when it comes to work. The skills that come with neurodiversity are often particularly valued in these areas...