Reviews: Dyslexia in the Early Years – A Handbook for Practice

‘As the parent of a dyslexic child and a headteacher and SENCo for 17 years, I was impressed by the breadth and depth of this book. It is both practical and well researched. The emphasis on partnership with parents and providing intervention from the sound foundations of play-based early years pedagogy creates a book for practitioners, parents and those working with children who display a range of dyslexic tendencies.’

– Montessori International

ACAMH 2017

The Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health (ACAMH) is a registered charity with over 60 years’ experience in promoting the advancement of child & adolescent mental health. In September I spoke in Cardiff to ACAMH’s Wales branch at a … Continued

Thank you New Zealand

Thanks to all those who hosted and attended my seminars in New Zealand. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting everyone in Nelson, Taupo and in Christchurch. Thanks also to the Learning Disability Advisers who participated in the workshop at Auckland University.

I look forward to my return trip in August 2015. As you can see from the photos everyone was very involved in the tasks and I really appreciated working with such a motivated and skilled group of participants.

NZ and Australia seminar tour

Dr. Gavin Reid is doing a seminar tour of NZ – Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in July and also in Australia – Perth, Brisbane and Melbourne and Sydney – contact Gavin Reid for details. Australia 6 and 7 August 2014 – In partnership with Learning Differences.

More details about the July NZ conference and seminar tour to come soon.

UAE News

Dr Gavin Reid on UAE News

City 7TV- 7 National News- 26 October 2013- UAE News [2:08 – 5:10]

This interview emphasised the importance of working together – that is schools and parents collaborating to help the child. The idea of early widespread screening was also mentioned in this interview. This interview took place during a two day workshop in Dubai in October 2013.

Dubai Media

Dr Gavin Reid on Dubai Media

Studio One Season 4: 23/10/2013 [2:04 – 10:45]

This interview tried to heighten the awareness of Dyslexia in the UAE. The point about early identification and intervention is made as well as the idea that dyslexia can be seen as a difference rather than a deficit. The interview took place on October 23rd in the TV studio in Dubai.