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Helen Louise Aitken, 1932 – 2018 

Friday 11 September 2020


Wiltshire Dyslexia Association (WDA) are sad to announce the passing of Helen Louise Aitken 

Lord Renwick, 1935 – 2020

Tuesday 1 September 2020


Lord Renwick, Chairman of the British Dyslexia Association (BDA) from 1977 - 82 and latterly a Vice-President of the BDA, died in August.

British Dyslexia Association’s response to the Education Policy Institute Annual Report 2020

Wednesday 26 August 2020


The Education Policy Institute’s Annual Report on Education in England has highlighted a growing imbalance in our education system.

British Dyslexia Association appoints Nick Posford as new CEO

Tuesday 25 August 2020


The British Dyslexia Association are pleased to announce that Nick Posford will be joining as CEO from 1 September 2020.

Reconnecting with my dyslexia

Monday 24 August 2020

Guest Post

Liam, a PhD student at Queen Mary University of London shares his experience of taking on the challenge of doctoral-level study with dyslexia.

Being dyslexic in higher education

Thursday 20 August 2020

Guest Post

Chloe was diagnosed with dyslexia at the age of 17. She shares her experiences of going through education, achieving her degree and her motivation to progress to Masters level study.

How to help students on their return to school

Friday 14 August 2020


Interim CEO, Gillian Ashley, talks to the Times Education Supplement about way to support dyslexic learners as they return to school in September.

Questions from Helpline brought to you by Scanning Pens

Thursday 13 August 2020


Helpline question and answers – Relevant to current lockdown situation