Dyslexia Support in lockdown 3.0

John Hicks has posted a new article that parents may find interesting in relation to support during lockdown if you have any time to read it???

Games for downloading and using throughout the summer and beyond

Crossbow Education has given away a number of different books/games downloads to help children throughout the lockdown and the summer. Go to just click on the free download and go through the process the same as you would be buying a book but you will not be asked for any credit card details. Then …

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Dyslexia Show

In May and June, the Dyslexia Show delivered many webinars that were interesting or teachers and parents. I have been working my way through all os the webinars every one becomes more interesting. Thank you to Arran Smith for bringing together the presenters. I do hope that the Dyslexia Show in Birmingham in September is …

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People with dyslexia have the skills to future-proof the workforce, research claims

Companies can future-proof their workforces by employing people with dyslexia, new research has claimed. In a report published Monday, consultancy EY used data from the World Economic Forum (WEF) and charity Made By Dyslexia to outline how dyslexic people’s skills aligned with the skills that would be required in the workplaces of the future. Referencing …

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COVID -19 Office Risk assessment

Heading back to the office to support students Here is a basic format that may help you risk assessor your office Covid-19 general workplace safety risk assessment — completed example This risk assessment can be used by a business during return to work after lockdown or in planning for return to work to identify the …

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SASC Online webinars

Have a look at the SASC Webinars

Self Esteem and Dyslexia with John Hicks

Free Audiobooks

FREE Audiobooks Free audiobooks from Audible, while schools are closed. For as long as schools are closed, they’re open. Right now, children everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming and learning. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, …

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Exams and the Coronavirus DFE Update

Exams and the Coronavirus Update from the DFE Since the Secretary of State for Education announced that the 2020 exam series in England would be cancelled to help fight the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have worked at speed to develop a process which fairly recognises students’ work and makes sure they get their grades …

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My Child Writes Numbers Backwards!

My daughter is 6 and still writes numbers (and letters) backwards sometimes. Does that mean she’ll have trouble with maths, and is there anything we can do to help? Writing numbers backwards has nothing to do with understanding maths and consequently shouldn’t create any problems with learning maths. The numbers your daughter uses are correct. …

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