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At Yorkshire Rose Dyslexia, we believe in a dyslexic friendly society, that enables every neuro-diverse people of all ages to reach their full potential.

Casting Call! Participate in a series of online shorts about disability and how non-disabled people can be better allies.

The production company TOAD has contacted Yorkshire Rose Dyslexia about a series of online shorts they are making for a major broadcaster about disability and how non-disabled people can be better allies.   Their short films are aiming to reach young adults in particular.  They are looking for people who have: Episode 1: Cerebral palsy Episode […]

ANND Webinar – Exploring Dysgraphia with Una Buckley

Welcome to our Exploring Dysgraphia FREE ANND webinar! ANND are a non-profit coalition of dedicated organisations who are passionate about supporting our community.  ANND is the Adult Network: Neurodiversity and Dyslexia and we are comprised of Succeed with Dyslexia, Adult Dyslexia Centre, Yorkshire Rose Dyslexia Association and Hampshire Dyslexia Association. We would like to invite […]

Adult Network: Neurodiversity and Dyslexia – Free support and advice for adults

We are very proud to announce that Yorkshire Rose Dyslexia, Succeed With Dyslexia, Hampshire Dyslexia Association and the Adult Dyslexia Centre have come together to create Adult Network: Neurodiversity and Dyslexia. ANND aims to offer FREE support and advice to our adult community. Join us for our first FREE session with Adult Network: Neurodiversity and […]

Succeed with Dyslexia – Giveaway!

Is your organisation up-to-date with neurodiversity best practices? Complete this survey for a chance to WIN a FREE consultation discussion with Donna Stevenson, our Head of Training and Assessment! Take the survey here!   *The winner will be selected at random and contacted via email on the 30th of September 2023. This giveaway is in […]

Yorkshire Dyslexia Festival – 2nd July 2022 Pudsey Civic Hall

We are delighted to announce that the long-awaited Yorkshire Dyslexia Festival is going to take place on Saturday the 2nd of July 2022 at Pudsey Civic Hall. We have a great programme of speakers and Exhibitors, some of whom will be travelling to Yorkshire for the first time. See below a list of our talks: […]

Webinar – Three Super Useful Ways To Help Manage The Anxiety Of A Child With Dyslexia by John Hicks – 07/09/2021

Presented for members of Yorkshire Rose Dyslexia, dyslexia specific therapeutic counsellor, John Hicks shares three super useful ways to manage the anxiety of a child with dyslexia. Parents attending this webinar will gain insights on how anxiety works with respect to dyslexia and three ways to bring about the reduction of their child’s anxiety.

The Dyslexia Research Project 2021

Does spelling practice help children with dyslexia learn sight words? We have once again been contacted by Leeds Uni to take part in their Dyslexia Research Project From Leeds Uni – “Do you have a child aged 11-16 with a diagnosis of dyslexia? We are running an online study to see whether spelling practice can help […]

Educating Greater Manchester: “Schoolboy Realises Dyslexia is a Superpower and Not a Disability”

 Year 7 Jacob feels different to everyone else because of his dyslexia. After talking to headteacher Mr. Povey, he realises that he doesn’t have a disability, but a superpower which will help him see the world in a unique way. Source: Yearbook, Brand new series of Educating Greater Manchester returns on Tuesday 3rd of […]

Go Red for Dyslexia 2020!

We have heard today that we are lighting Leeds RED Monday 5th October to mark the start of Dyslexia Week! Places lighting up – City Hall Bridgewater Place Arena Corn Exchange   Can you do something? Ask your school to celebrate by wearing something RED Share with everyone and watch the press for any events

What is it like to have dyslexia? – by Martha

Martha is a student of our Typing Club and has created this presentation to talk about what it is like to have dyslexia and shared it with her class. We are really proud of Martha for talking about dyslexia and raising awareness in her school.  

Why Teach Your Child To Touch Type?

Helen Bowden, CEO of the BDA asks… “When was the last time you handwrote anything important, that was going to impact on the rest of your life? Not often I imagine, considering digital is now the norm. We always have spelling, punctuation and grammar aids integrated into the technology we’re using. (Without) specialist support for […]

A Parent’s Guide to Dyslexia – 17th September 2019 in Headingley

If you think your child is dyslexic and you are uncertain what dyslexia is? Come along and find out more about dyslexia, how it affects a child’s learning and how it can be managed. BOOK TODAY

BDA’s Parent Pop-Up Roadshow Event in Leeds – 28th September 2019

APPG for Dyslexia and Other Specific Learning Difficulties – “The Human Cost of Dyslexia”

Update! 30th of April 2019 The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs), which the British Dyslexia Association is Secretariat to, has published the report of this year’s APPG. You can also read the BDA’s article about this year’s APPG here.   9th of April 2019 As you may know, […]