Dyslexia Scotland 2013 (extract)
Dyslexia Scotland Conference “Dyslexia: Beyond Words” September 2013
This conference was a great success, with more than 200 delegates from all over Scotland coming to Perth for the event. The theme of “Dyslexia: beyond words” was developed throughout the day to drive home a series of inspirational messages about the positive nature of Dyslexia together with a range of strategies and approaches to make things better. My Keynote focused on “Changing whole school perceptions of Dyslexia” and used the excellent Dyslexia Friendly Schools project in South Ayrshire as the model for best practice. I have been privileged to provide training and consultancy to schools and groups of teachers in South Ayrshire as part of this initiative and am very proud to be part of it. My keynote shared some of the changes in classroom practice that I have presented to teachers in the Authority and which have been implemented to great effect. Read the full account in "Articles and News"