2017 Dyslexia Awareness Week – Becci Dickens

Becci Lisa & Eli at DiD16

Day one of 2017 Dyslexia Awareness week 2nd – 8th October 2017 Introducing my first local inspirational dyslexic… Name: Becci Dickens (on the left in the photo!) Age (optional): 39 Job Title or Business name:  Admin Support Officer Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service A brief description of your job role: Supplying administration support to the Area Managers and other departments Location: Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK When did you find out you were dyslexic & how old were you? I attended an event for college and did a checklist and handed it into my E&D workplace, I was 37 How did you feel when you found out you were dyslexic? Relieved I was no longer ‘just thick’ What difference has finding out,… Continue reading 2017 Dyslexia Awareness Week – Becci Dickens

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Amazing Art Award is sponsored by an Amazing Artist!

2016 Dyslexia Awards - Table sponsor - Fusing Ideas Glass - Gift Bags

Amazing artist Jill Bagnall – Fusing Ideas Glass, sponsors 2017 Dyslexia Awards Amazing Art Award!

Shropshire is celebrating Dyslexia for the second year running!

Most of the 2016 Dyslexia Awards finalists at the Dyslexia Awards!

Dyslexia Awards open in Shropshire! The 2017 Dyslexia Awards are now open for nominations and are set to be yet another fantastic event, celebrating and championing Shropshire dyslexics, young and old as well as those who work and educate them too! Dyslexia Awards founder Elizabeth Wilkinson, says that she is exceptionally grateful to the wonderful sponsors who make it all possible, and that five of the 2016 sponsors had pledge their support for this year before the 2016 event was even over! Federation of Small Businesses-Shropshire, Sponsoring the Innovation Award;  In The Loop – Sally Joyner, sponsoring the Learning Support Award; Global Freight Services Ltd – Sponsoring the Shining Star Teenager (aged 13 – 19) award;  Claire McKeown – True… Continue reading Shropshire is celebrating Dyslexia for the second year running!

International Women’s Day March 8th

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Did you know that today, March 8th is international Women’s Day?
The hastags for social media are #BeBoldForChange and #IWD2017 and in the theme of celebrating women and their achievements I wanted to introduce you to some inspirational dyslexic ladies; I hope they inspire you as much as they inspire me!