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Leeds United

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The first Leeds Dyslexia Festival will take place on Saturday 29th September 2018, at Leeds United, Elland Road (East Stand), 10am-5pm.


Awareness • Education • Support • Resources


Leeds Dyslexia Festival is brought to families and educators of Yorkshire by West Yorkshire Patoss and Yorkshire Rose Dyslexia.

Book workshop and seminar places here: https://leedsdyslexiafestival.checkfront.co.uk/reserve/

Explore the exhibition hall and take part in workshops, seminars and childrens activities. Open between 10am and 5pm.

Order of the Day

Gary Speed Suite: Seminars

10:30am Opening address from Helen Boden CEO of British Dyslexia Association

10:45am Address from Lynn Greenwold O.B.E., CEO of PATOSS

11:00am Keynote speaker; Professor Jonathan Glazzard, Leeds Beckett University. The Impact of Dyslexia on Students’ Sense of Self.

12:00pm Dr Paula Clarke, Associate Professor, University of Leeds. Making meaning from what we read: Effective approaches for supporting learners to understand text.

1:00pm Darius Namdaran, M.D., Mindmap Studio, How mindmapping helps dyslexics in school.

2:00pm Dr Paula Clarke, Associate Professor, University of Leeds. Making meaning from what we read: Effective approaches for supporting learners to understand text.

3:00pm Benedict Phillips, Artist and Consultant. 3D thinkers in a 2D world.

4:00pm Darius Namdaran, M.D., Mindmap Studio, The Mindmap Studio, How mindmapping helps dyslexics in school.

Eddie Gray Suite: interactive workshops

11:00am Karima Esmail, Dynamo Maths, Evidence-based Assessment and Intervention using Dynamo Maths.

12:00pm Arran Smith, Microsoft, Empowering Potential.

12:30pm Arran Smith, Microsoft, Empowering Potential.

1:00pm Sue Smits, Morrells Handwriting, It’s never too late to improve handwriting.

2:00pm Jimmy Rotherham, Feversham Primary Academy, Music in learning.

3:00pm Arran Smith, Microsoft, Empowering Potential.

3:30pm Arran Smith, Microsoft, Empowering Potential.

Individual workshops coming soon. Please follow link for live bookings:

leedsdyslexiafestival.checkfront.co.uk/reserve/

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