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Giving you a window on the latest news from Northern Ireland Dyslexia Centre

Parents Course Dates Confirmed

Parents Course Dates confirmed: Saturday 14th and 28th March 10 am to 3pm. Further information available here. To book a place please fill in training form found here.  We will reply with a request for payment. Places will not be confirmed until payment is received. This is a very popular course and places will be allocated on a …

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Dyslexia Show 2020

Billed as Europe’s largest dyslexia event, “The Dyslexia Show” is open to all and focuses on awareness and the understanding of dyslexia in education, parenting and the workplace. It is held in the NEC in Birmingham. See www.dyslexiashow.co.uk for further information.

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Autism NI wins 3 year campaign for mandatory autism training for teachers

Autism NI wins 3 year campaign for mandatory autism training for teachers. Great news and we congratulate Autism NI on their hard work. Now we need mandatory training on dyslexia! 1 in 10 pupils has dyslexia! Many are not being diagnosed or supported because of the lack of resources in SEN. WE’VE DONE IT!After a …

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£10m allocated for SEN in latest monitoring round

Good news! £10m allocated for SEN in latest monitoring round. This is will be used to address the backlog in assessment and diagnosis as well as cover costs such as transport. However, it is estimated that SEN in NI needs an extra £25m per year, so we have some way to go yet. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-51274047

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