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The BDA is incredibly sad to announce the passing of Mike Juggins

Friday 13 December 2019


The British Dyslexia Association is incredibly sad to announce the passing of Mike Juggins on 2nd December 2019. All our thoughts are with his family, friends and those who worked with him over the years at this difficult time.

British Dyslexia Association launch comprehensive advice for parents on the legal rights of their dyslexic child

Wednesday 4 December 2019


Empowered Parents will help parents work with schools and navigate the Education, Health and Care Plan system

Children at the heart

Friday 29 November 2019


We are joining 140+ organisations in a call to all political parties to put children and young people at the heart of this General Election.

Questions from Helpline brought to you by Scanning Pens

Monday 25 November 2019

Guest Post

Can my child under 7 years old get an assessment? Very few assessors, psychologists or specialist teachers would be comfortable running a diagnostic assessment on a child under the age of 7 years.

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...