As part of our ongoing commitment to raise awareness around dyslexia and specific learning difficulties, the BDA has a comprehensive training offering aimed at building knowledge and understanding whilst enhancing skill levels. The BDA runs courses at Level 2, 3, 5 and Level 7 is coming soon.

Professional Accreditation:

The Professional Accreditation web pages have information on Post Graduate courses accredited by the BDA for the teaching and assessing of people with Dyslexia/Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). These courses lead to accreditation for Associate Member of the BDA (AMBDA), Approved Teacher/Tutor Status (ATS) and Approved Practitioner Status (APS). and applications for Assessment and Teaching Practising Certificates (APC and TPC). Professional Membership also comes under Professional Accreditaiton 

Dyslexia Friendly Quality Mark: 

The philosophy underpinning the Dyslexia Friendly Quality Mark is that changing practice to accommodate people with Dyslexia often results in good practice for everyone.


By offering both diagnostic and workplace needs assessments the BDA look to provide a first class service in our continued efforts to support the dyslexic community.


The BDA eLearning site is dedicated to the provision of online resources for dyslexia and related information. Here you can find helpful information and resources for parents, teachers and other individuals interested in supporting children or adults with dyslexia.


Find out more about our upcoming BDA conferences and webinars.

Find out more about the BDA International Conference and EXPO (April 2018).