Calm… Peace… Tranquillity… we all need some!

Calm… Mindfulness…Good Mental Health…  Calm, peace, and tranquillity is something that we all need! We live in such a busy world, whether so much going on, especially at the moment where we are in back-to-back meetings was sat in our front rooms looking at a monitor, or via a lap top or even TV screens as monitors. With very little movement, lots of uncertainty, plus the usual trials and tribulations of adult hood, we can all be forgiven for having minds that every now and then, or from time to time, or even most of the time – are more than a little bit busy in our current helter-skelter world. One of the most useful apps I have come across… Continue reading Calm… Peace… Tranquillity… we all need some!

Positivity is Key to positive and lasting awareness!

Team Work!

21st August 2018 Good Morning all, This last month has me thinking! My strategy, unlike others has been to follow a positive awareness path, I choose to avoid the doom & gloom – fire and brimstone approach! I don’t spend my time trying to scare you all into submission and action, by telling you all you need to be making ‘reasonable adjustments’ for your dyslexic employees, by ranting about the 2010 Equality Act and scaremongering using examples of negative situations and outcomes. Nope, that is just not the way I work: instead I use the positive, proactive, positive awareness and positive relay approach: raising positive awareness of dyslexia and SPLD (Specific Learning Difficulties) awareness, and championing folks. Instead of brimstone… Continue reading Positivity is Key to positive and lasting awareness!

Dyslexia information Day celebrates 10 years!

DiD17 Refreshments Team

Dyslexia information Day was founded in 2018 by Elizabeth Wilkinson, 2018 sees ten years and eighteen events! Elizabeth, the team of volunteers and exhibitors have between them, helped, informed and inspired over 2000 visitors, and are dedicated to continue on to help and empower even more over the coming years! The very first Dyslexia information Day was in May 2008 at Ketley Community Center in Telford, and the eighteenth event is about to take place at Enginuity’s Engine Shop in Coalbrookdale, on Saturday 10th March 2018, CLICK HERE to get your FREE tickets (this helps up to gauge visitor numbers for printing and refreshments) but you can also just turn up on the day too. This years themes are ‘Dyslexics… Continue reading Dyslexia information Day celebrates 10 years!

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!