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Contact magazine goes digital

Wednesday 10 June 2020


This June we’ve released our first exclusively digital edition of Contact magazine.

British Dyslexia Association's Karen Mace teams up with BBC Bitesize

Wednesday 3 June 2020


Head of Assessment, Education and Training Karen Mace has teamed up with BBC Bitesize to create a guide for parents and carers on how to create an effective and enjoyable environment at home for dyslexic learners

AJ and Curtis Pritchard become Ambassadors for the British Dyslexia Association

Monday 1 June 2020


We are delighted to announce the appointment of TV personalities and professional dancers, AJ and Curtis Pritchard as Ambassadors for the British Dyslexia Association.

Diagnostic Assessments to restart from 1 June

Friday 29 May 2020


From Monday 1 June, we will recommence face-to-face Diagnostic Assessments for dyslexia, carried out by experienced specialist teachers and psychologists.

Sheila Oglethorpe, 1933-2020

Thursday 28 May 2020


It is with great sadness that we announce that on Tuesday 5 May, the great Sheila Oglethorpe, a key mover in the world of music and dyslexia and former Chair of the Music Committee of the British Dyslexia Association passed away aged 86.

SASC accredited eLearning

Tuesday 26 May 2020


We are now offering SASC accredited eLearning modules. This CPD is aimed at Specialist Teacher Assessors who hold an APC and/or AMBDA (or equivalent).

Lockdown life: Dyslexia at a distance

Tuesday 26 May 2020

Guest Post

Dr Helen Ross is a SEND teacher and researcher. Her current project is on the impact of COVID-19 school closures on learners with SEND

Study skills at home for older students with dyslexia - FREE webinar for parents

Friday 22 May 2020


Studying during the COVID-19 school closures can be particularly challenging for young people with dyslexia. This session looks at how to help young people with dyslexia (11+ years) develop the skills needed.