Monday, 1 February 2010

1. Dyslexia Update

Bosnian Dyslexia Organisation (Web launch Feb 2010 -
This newly formed dyslexia association is developed out of Tuzla University, and is working in collaboration with the iSheds project. It will provide a portal for all those with an interest in dyslexia in Bosnia.

iSheds (
Developing dyslexia support in higher education in Bosnian, Croatian, Hungarian, Romanian, Serbian and Slovenian as well as English. Online ebook for support workers to be available in March 2010. Paper based version already available.

Embed (
Self-evaluation tools for institutions now available as well as teachers self-assessment. Also self-learning modules. Available in EN, HU, BG, ES and IT.

Please help the Embed European Assistive Technology Survey by completing the online form at (NB If you want to return to it later, copy that long web address at the top. It refers just to your data.)

Dessdys (, but currently hosted at while in development). Online e-learning on study skills. First Newsletter already produced. Available upon request.Available from April 2010 in EN, BG, HU, IT and TR.

Dyslexia Veto
BDA-led project on European dissemination of the Quality Mark, creating dyslexia friendly vocational training centres in Bulgaria, Hungary, Italy, Romania and the UK. Website launch in February 2010.

GeoDysCo Contacts (
This now has several hundred international, national, local and individual contacts, with more coming onstream this week. 100 professionals working in the field of dyslexia in Croatia to be added in February. If you/your organisation wish to be listed or know others, please contact me for a template.

BDA Workshop Conference 25-26 Feb - Liverpool
EDA International Conference: Bruges 22-24 April -

Forgive me for "advertising" but my book is finally out. "Dyslexia in the digital age" was published by Continuum in January.

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