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eLearning for all levels

Tuesday 17 March 2020


Whilst we understand for many this is an extremely difficult time, we know that for others now is the time to do any training you have been putting off. The British Dyslexia Association offers eLearning for all our training modules.

COVID-19 information

Tuesday 17 March 2020


Following the government announcement on 23 March of a temporary lockdown to slow the spread of COVID-19, we have taken further steps to ensure that all our staff do not have to leave their home for work.

This Saturday’s AGM postponed

Friday 13 March 2020


Given the impact that coronavirus is having on event attendance currently, it has been decided that our AGM this Saturday should be postponed..

How standards for diagnostic assessments are maintained

Tuesday 10 March 2020

Guest Post

One of the questions we get asked a lot is how the standards for diagnostic assessments are regulated. So we thought we'd take a moment to explain how it works.

Arran Smith talks about the Dyslexia Show 2020

Wednesday 4 March 2020

Guest Post

Guest post from Arran Smith, Director and Founder of the Dyslexia Show 2020, which will take place from 20-21 March 2020.

Becks Turner talks about why she's empowering dyslexics at her upcoming show Melonade

Thursday 27 February 2020

Guest Post

With exams getting harder every year, coursework being removed and students being forced to produce A*s like chickens laying eggs, some kids are left feeling like failures before they’ve even begun. But not all hope is lost, I am here to remind you that when life gives you lemons, you can make Melonade!

Department for Education call for evidence on the National Plan for Music Education

Tuesday 25 February 2020


Department for Education has announced the launch of a call for evidence on music education. This call will inform the development of proposals for the refresh of the National Plan for Music Education. They are inviting young people, parents and carers, teachers, headteachers, employers in the music industry and all those with an interest in music education, to take part.

Video clips to be introduced to driving theory test, improving accessibility for dyslexic candidates

Tuesday 18 February 2020


Today, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has announced that, from April 14, video clips are to replace written scenarios in UK driving theory tests to make them more accessible.