Learning Difficulties

Australian Dyslexia Association 2015 tour

Dyslexia in the Classroom: Meeting the Needs of All

Brisbane Wednesday August 19
Gold Coast Friday August 21
Tasmania Monday 31 August
South Australia Wednesday 2nd September
Perth Friday 4th September

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.

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.

Youngest pilot to fly solo around the world gives inspirational talk

James Tan and Gavin Reid

I recently met Captain James Tan at the 1st Asia –Pacific Conference in Sarawak in June 2013. He holds Multiple World Records and National Records. He flew a 30-year-old, single-engine Cessna 210 eagle aircraft, at the age of, 21, from Sungai Long, Kajang, touched down at Subang airport after visiting 21 countries, completing 22,000 miles (40,000 KM) in 50 days during the “1 Malaysia Round the world Expedition (1RTW),” setting the new world record for the Youngest pilot to fly solo around the world. James is dyslexic and gave an inspirational talk on his experiences as a dyslexic – through school and in his present ambassadorial role.