We are proud to introduce to you our new Ambassadors scheme. Over the years, we have had some amazing high profile supporters who have helped us to spread the word about dyslexia. We thought it was time to acknowledge their contribution, and to make their role in supporting Dyslexia Action official.
Tomorrow is World Book Day, an opportunity to celebrate books and reading. Check out our list of books you have recommended on Facebook for children with dyslexia and specific learning difficulties.
-Hank Zipzer by Henry Winkler -Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney -My name is Brian by Jeanne Betancourt -The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom by Julie Donaldson -Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl -Green Eggs and Ham by Dr Seuss -Tom Gates by L Pincon -Hairy McClairy by Dame Lynley Dodd -Mr Gum by Andy Stanton -Gangsta Grannie by David Walliams -The Iron Man by Ted Hughes -Happy Families – Allan Ahlberg -Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel -The Castle in the Field by Michael Morpurgo -The Bomber Dog by Megan Rix -Percy Jackson by Rick Riordan -The Lion, the Witch and the wardrobe by C. S. Lewis -Rainbow Magic by Daisy Meadows -Everythings Amazing (sort of) by Liz Pichon
Have your say on the Government’s vision in ending child poverty. Low parental qualifications, often stemming from poor literacy levels, can increase the risk of children growing up on poverty. We want to help break that cycle by ensuring all children who struggle with literacy in the classroom, including those with dyslexia, have a better chance to succeed. To do this, we believe all teachers need at least a basic awareness in Specific Learning Difficulties including dyslexia to be able to support those struggling with literacy in the classroom.
Strategy to end child poverty | Dyslexia Action dyslexiaaction.org.uk Have your say on the Government’s vision in ending child poverty.The views of parents, carers, children and young people are being invited, alongside practitioners and representatives from the voluntary and community sector, on the Child Poverty Strategy 2014-17.The consultation aims to examine the…
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Quick, the Royal Parks Half ballot is now open and we are looking for some keen runners to take part and help create a world where those with dyslexia can thrive. Be in with a chance of a spot in the popular London race by entering the ballot here: http://bit.ly/MU8Ayf The ballot closes on 5th March with results being revealed a couple of days afterwards. If you secure a space, let us know and we will welcome you into Team DA with welcome arms and with a fantastic new running vest! If you are unsuccessful, then we have spaces available with us. Please email email@example.com to find out how you could take part in this beautiful city run.