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National Audit Office publishes report into SEND funding

Friday 13 September 2019


The National Audit Office – which reports into the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee and looks at whether government is getting the best returns on spending – has published a wide ranging review of SEND funding.

British Dyslexia Association submits evidence to cross-party Future Perfect Education Commission

Wednesday 11 September 2019


The Future Perfect Education Commission is looking at what education could be with wholesale reform.

Government announces major review into support for children with SEND five years on from Children and Families Act

Monday 9 September 2019


Whilst the principles of the Children and Families Act are vital, the Education, Health and Care Plan system it has spawned is causing major issues for dyslexia support in education. We estimate the bill for administering the system surpassed £100,000,000 annually this year. The parents of many young dyslexics are fighting for months and often years at great cost financial, time and emotional cost to access support that should be readily available.

The University of Chester announces launch of MA in Dyscalculia Research and Practice

Thursday 5 September 2019


The University of Chester is pleased to announce the launch, this September, of an MA in Dyscalculia Research and Practice...

Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019

Wednesday 4 September 2019


Running from 7-13 October, this year will focus on schools and businesses empowering people with dyslexia

Helen Arkell MBE. 17 August 1920 – 28 August 2019

Monday 2 September 2019


It is with great sadness that the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Charity announces the passing of their founder and namesake, Helen Arkell, aged 99, on 28 August 2019.

Feed the reading beast

Friday 30 August 2019

Guest Post

Summer break, we are so excited in the first week. We make plans and are full of good intentions, we think, “yes, this is the time to invest, I shall practice marvelous parenting...