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We have a range of exciting sponsorship packages at our International Conference 2021. For the first time ever, the Conference will be virtual. This means that we can welcome even more delegates from around the world, increasing your brand awareness throughout the global dyslexia and dyscalculia communities.

The conference will take place on a state-of-the-art virtual platform, allowing delegates to learn more about sponsors and exhibitors, and enjoy all the benefits of a physical event.

If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor or virtual exhibitor then please contact:

Sponsors -

Thank you to our BDA International Conference 2021 Sponsors

Headline Sponsor


Reimagining Education

The world is changing faster than ever. As are the skills of our students. With Microsoft Education we can digitally transforms the classroom and the educators can focus on delivering personalised learning experiences.

With the ongoing development of Microsoft accessibility features that help enable better learning outcomes for all students and teachers, this continuing Microsoft’s mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

Find out more about accessibilities tools and the brand-new launch of reading progress in our on demand sessions

Gold Sponsors

Scanning Pens

Scanning Pens is a worldwide provider of reading support and assistive technology. This award-winning organisation is a leading ambassador for the needs of people with dyslexia and other reading difficulties. Their contributions to SEN movements, and their acclaimed text-to-speech devices, have helped hundreds of thousands of people find success with dyslexia. Scanning Pens have also worked with the BDA for several years now which includes the sponsorship of the BDA helpline.


Equazen’s supplements contain a clinically researched, unique formulation of omega-3 and omega-6 essential fatty acids, to help support brain function.* There’s a range for the whole family, including tasty strawberry flavoured chewable capsules, a citrus liquid, and tasteless, odourless capsules. Available at Boots, Amazon, Holland and Barratt and on their website.

*DHA contributes to the maintenance of normal brain function. The beneficial effect is obtained with a daily intake of 250mg of DHA.


Touch-type Read and Spell (TTRS) is an award-winning, multi-sensory course that teaches typing, reading and spelling in a dyslexia-friendly way. The course is based on the word lists of 'Alpha to Omega' and takes an Orton Gillingham approach to reading instruction. TTRS was developed in line with language and education research and is routinely supported by new studies. Children, young people and adults have benefitted from TTRS for over 25 years.

Claro Software

Claro Software develops assistive technology, for people with print and reading difficulties like dyslexia, to help them achieve all they can. ClaroRead reads any text aloud in clear, high quality voices. Whether it is a long PDF, proofreading an assignment or even reading a letter, the software helps you to concentrate on content and meaning rather than stumbling through each word. ClaroRead’s many tools include ScreenRuler (which tints the screen and provides a configurable ruler to help you follow text), word prediction and a dyslexia-friendly spell checker. Our apps (ClaroSpeak, Claro ScanPen and ClaroPDF) provide text-to-speech and other assistance on the move. They can even read text from your photos.