From Individual to Infrastructure:
Enabling Success for Adults with Dyslexia
Adult Dyslexia Event – Friday, 28 April 2017 – Watford
Enabling Success for Adults with Dyslexia is a conference by the British Dyslexia Association with Dyslexia STEM, kindly hosted by the Building Research Establishment (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.
Keynote speakers include:
Professor Amanda Kirby
Professor 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
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 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.
This will be a very popular conference and we therefore encourage delegates to book now to secure your place by clicking on this link, or visiting the ‘Event’ section of the BDA website.
Location: BRE, Bucknalls Lane, Watford, WD25 9NH
Fee: £25 plus booking fee per participant
Queries: Phone – 0333 405 4565,