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‘3D thinkers in a 2D world’ & ‘A Benedictionary’

Benedict Phillips invites you to two free and special events on the 27th July in London.

The first is a humorous and thought-provoking lecture entitled ‘3D thinkers in a 2D world’ the at the V&A (1:15-2:00pm) Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre,Victoria and Albert Museum South Kensington,London, SW7 2RL. Details can be found HERE

The Dyslexic Boy Failed By The System

The ADT has become aware of a disturbing story. A south London 10 year old boy who has been identified as "severely dyslexic" has been prevented from gaining appropriate educational help by an uncooperative council. The full story can be read HERE at the London Evening Standard website

Find the dyslexics strengths, before their weaknesses define them

Dr Beverly Steffart's successful presentation at the British Dyslexia Association 8th International Conference: "Social Emotional Development" of dyslectic children can be downloaded from THIS web page in our research section.

Dyslexia in the life and work of a dancer.

Ana Fernandez

I am looking for professional dancers who have been diagnosed with dyslexia and would like to take part in a research project.

The project aims at identifying which are the implications of dyslexia in the life and work of the professional dancer so alternative strategies can be designed and shared.

The project will take place in Brighton during March 09. Closing date for applications 31 dec 2008

Find the Dyslexics Strengths, before their weaknesses define them.

Dr Beverly Steffert successfully presented at the British Dyslexia Association 8th International Conference research about the 'Social Emotional Development' of dyslexic children. A late draft of this presentation is available for downloading HERE we hope to be able replace this with the final presentation in the near future.

The 3D aspect of visual cognitive processing

The Arts Dyslexia Trust has had twenty years recorded history of successful mediation in promoting the career and learning opportunities of talented dyslexics, both individually and as a particular section of the population, which is in great need of recognition and support.

How Lucian Freud’s girl beat dyslexia to become a novelist.

As her seventh book is published Esther Freud tells Katie Law in the London Evening Standard of her struggle to read and write, her expulsion from drama school and how she has her father’s work ethic.

It’s hard to believe that Esther Freud, who is about to publish her seventh novel, battled with dyslexia as a child and didn’t learn to read or write properly until she was 11.

The British Dyslexia Association’s 8th International Conference

The British Dyslexia Association’s 8th International Conference is being held on 2nd - 4th June 2011 at Harrogate International Conference Centre with the theme Beyond Boundaries.

Dyslexia Awareness Week

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This includes a very special gallery evening on Tuesday 2nd November 2010 showcasing the work of dyslexic artist.

This event will take place in the Shell UK building between 5.00pm to 8.00pm

Willard Wigan micro sculptures and limited editions will be on view, along with a silver and glass installation by Jelena Kazomora.

DYS-PLA Festival

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Tickets for all the Dys-Pla program, including the opening night gala, are available on www.wegottickets.comkeyword Dys-Pla. Buying online gets you individual tickets at £10 and tickets for both plays at £12, as opposed to the £15 flat fee on the door.