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The lastest news from The Dyslexia Show

Dyslexia is Positive

What a Week  Over the past week we have seen some amazing talks and sessions from high profile speakers within the dyslexia community.  Here at the Dyslexia Show we want to give continued awareness and ensure that all dyslexics can achieve their full...

Important Announcement – New Dates for the Dyslexia Show

Important Announcement - New Dates for the Dyslexia ShowThe Coronavirus has been devastating to many people and here at the Dyslexia Show we have appreciated the support from our delegates, sponsors and our exhibitors during this very difficult time, for this we would...

Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Thursday, May 21, 2020,

Arran Smith Blog12 months ago I wrote one of our first blogs on the Dyslexia Show website. Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day and we are supporting it like everyone else. Understanding people with dyslexia and understanding yourself, of your difficulties,...

Dyslexia Show Virtual

Dyslexic thinking out side the BoxDue to COVID-19 the Dyslexia Show will now take place on the 25th & 26th September 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham. We are delighted to introduce Dyslexia Show Virtual we know that a large percentage of you were visiting the Dyslexia...

Dyslexia Show Postponed to September 2020

Firstly, I would like to thank everyone who has contacted us with positive comments regarding the postponement of the Dyslexia Show. As I’m sure you can appreciate, it’s been a very hard decision that myself and our small team have had to make. But we feel we have...

Only 4 Weeks to go

The Dyslexia Show is Fast Approaching!Never over the past 3 years did I think that I'd be sitting here today writing a blog telling people that we are only 4 weeks away from the first Dyslexia Show! Three years of planning and organisation have seen it grow into what...

Legal Surgery

More Support at the  Dyslexia Show We are thrilled to announce that one of our Sponsors SEN Legal are holding a Legal Surgery at the Dyslexia Show. This is a unique opportunity to sit with SEN Legal’s Principal Solicitor, Melinda Nettleton or Senior Solicitor, Hayley...

Dyslexia Show Awarded CPD Certification

The Dyslexia Show is fast approachingWe hope you are as excited as we are about the fantastic line up of speakers at this years Dyslexia Show. You'll be able to hear from experts from the British Dyslexia Association, Microsoft, Educational Phycologists, esteemed...

Dyspraxia is a “hidden” disability and this makes it complex to recognise, understand, and manage.

Dyspraxia is a “hidden” disability and this makes it complex to recognise, understand, and manage. It is also very common (5% of all children) and for these two reasons it is essential all professionals working with children receive training in dyspraxia.   By Cathy...

Supporting Children With Immature Fine Motor Skills at School and Home

Supporting Children with Immature Fine Motor Skills at School and HomeFine motor skills are the small movements that we make with our fingers and hands. They are essential for most learning at school, as they help children to hold a pencil and write. In addition, they...
A Note from the Show Founder Arran Smith

A Note from the Show Founder Arran Smith

From Arran Smith Dyslexia Show FounderBeing dyslexic can be hard, but actually the abilities and strengths that I possess because of my dyslexia outweigh the negatives.  Yes, I get frustrated and it can be tiresome; however, with technology - as it is today - and...

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Dyslexia – Developing a Toolbox

Dyslexia – Developing a Toolbox

Dyslexia - Developing a ToolboxAfter a parent has received a diagnosis of Dyslexia, I’m often asked ‘what is the one thing you would recommend for my son or daughter’.  Um, well, there isn’t one thing I’m afraid.  In life we use a range of tools and strategies and...

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From disability to Superpower!

From disability to Superpower!

From disability to Superpower! Speaker Andrew Whitehouse's TED talk tells all https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wWak50vq0Y   Andrew works with People First Action, focusing on the below to support those with Dyslexia - Guidance on clear communication skills,...

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Our Sponsors & Supporters

Our Sponsors & Supporters

Dyslexia Show Sponsors & SupportersAs the first dedicated exhibition for dyslexia, The Dyslexia Show 2020, will be taking place at the NEC Birmingham on the 20th & 21st March 2020, we are humbled that we have so many remarkable supporters. We have a varied...

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Dyslexic Thinking demand growing in the workplace

Dyslexic Thinking demand growing in the workplace

Dyslexia thinking demand growing in workplace"Dyslexic thinkers are often able to see connections that others may miss and create narratives that can simplify complex products or tasks," in an EY report. Consultancy EY used data from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and...

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Welcome to the Dyslexia Show

Welcome to the Dyslexia Show

Welcome to the Dyslexia ShowDyslexia affects 10% of the UK – yet it is a condition that is still wildly misunderstood. Most see it as a learning difficulty in which they look to avoid disclosing to friends, family, and colleagues. However, being dyslexic is a...

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Dyslexia Show 2020 Launch

Dyslexia Show 2020 Launch

The UK's First National Dyslexia Exhibition!The Dyslexia Show takes place on the 20th & 21st March 2020 at the National Exhibition Centre Birmingham (NEC). This is the UK’s first national exhibition specifically in the field of dyslexia. With an estimated 10% of...

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