San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The British Dyslexia Association with Dyslexia Science, Engineering and Technology, are delighted to announce a new conference, hosted by BRE.
This conference will explore how individuals can acquire the characteristics that successful individuals with dyslexia or related conditions, share. It will also look at how networks and groups, organisations and infrastructure can encourage and inspire success. There will be speakers and case studies throughout. Confirmed speakers so far include:
Prof Amanda Kirby who has developed the Do It Profiler, a super screener with resources for adults. Prof Kirby will be able to tell us about its use in many workplaces creating research findings on literally thousands of adults with dyslexia.
Margaret Malpas, MBE, Joint Chair of the B.D.A. and author of the new book “ Self Fulfilment with Dyslexia: A Blueprint for Success” which is being published in all English speaking countries on 21 February. The book describes the ten characteristics, underpinned by research, that successful dyslexic adults, share. “Dyslexia won’t stop you from writing your own success story. Approach the obstacles of dyslexia pro-actively, and unlock your potential with this inspiring step by step guide”.
Chris D'Souza – Chris is currently the BG Integration Programme Director at Shell.He has worked at Shell for 16 years in a number of global roles in operations and Information Technology.In 2016, together will colleagues from Shell's enAble network and training from the BDA, he helped setup the Shell Dyslexia Mentoring programme, where he is a trained mentor.
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British Dyslexia Association
The BDA is the voice of dyslexic people. We aim to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society, that enables dyslexic people of all ages to reach their full potential.