Here at the BDA we are all reeling a bit from the excitement and activities of dyslexia awareness week. In the world of dyslexia we often focus on providing support with literacy or overcoming other challenges but increasingly we are becoming aware that one of the biggest challenges is that of the mental health and … Continue reading “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by it’s ability to climb a tree, it will live it’s whole life thinking it’s stupid.”
Well its edge of your seats time! The programme for the BDA’s International Conference (12th – 14th April, The International Centre, Telford) is nearly ready to be announced. And goodness me what a programme do we have in store for you, talk about spoilt for choice. Rarely do you get this calibre of people all … Continue reading The IC 2018 Programme is almost here!
For many, this week heralds the start of the new academic year. All those lovely fresh faces with new haircuts, squeaky shoes, and a blazer two sizes too big and that’s just the staff! We have an exciting announcement this month which is that here at the BDA we are re-launching our webinar provision. We … Continue reading Dr. Lindsay Peer Webinar: 28th September
As we all peel ourselves off our sun loungers or admire our completed “summer” DIY projects and start to think about the new academic year hopefully some of us will be re-energised and buoyed up with enthusiasm. Here at the BDA we are always aware of the combinations of challenges that are faced by many … Continue reading B.D.A. IC 2018 Keynote Speaker: Professor Daniel Ansari
Although we don’t yet have a finalised programme for the BDA’s International Conference (April 12th – 14th 2018) we thought you might like to have a sneak peek at some of our plans. The title of the conference is “Evidence to Practice and Back Again”. So what’s in the name? Well essentially what we are … Continue reading B.D.A. International Conference 2018 Updates!
While we are waiting for the IC Academic Committee to review the submissions, we thought you might like to hear about our Chairperson. We are so fortunate that the IC can draw on such a high calibre of expertise. Working memory issues are so often a feature of dyslexia and we have one of the … Continue reading Introducing IC 2018 Chair: Professor Susan Gathercole OBE
The closing date for the submission of papers for the International Conference (IC) has now passed. I can share with you that we have had some really interesting submissions and it looks like there will be a great programme on offer across the 12th – 14th April 2018. The BDA’s fabulous IC Academic Committee will … Continue reading IC 2018 Call for Papers now closed!