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Annual Summer Conference – The Dyslexia Guild


Who should attend and Why?

The Dyslexia Guild Conference welcomes all those with a professional interest in dyslexia and SpLD, including specialist teachers and assessors, psychologists, learning support tutors and assistants. Guild members enjoy a preferential rate and we welcome new members to our community from all settings.

Our Dyslexia Guild Conference provides, as always, a great opportunity to meet and network with dyslexia/SpLD specialists. The Dyslexia Guild conference enables practitioners to hear expert views and examine current topical issues relating to literacy and dyslexia/SpLD in a warm and vibrant conference setting.

  • Receive a discount on your place at the conference as a Guild member
  • Hear about research and current topics from our expert speakers
  • Network with others from around the world of SpLD
  • Visit our Dyslexia Action Shop
  • Take time out of your busy schedule to learn and reflect and take home a certificate for your Continuing Professional Development.

Conference Timings

Wednesday 24 June and Thursday 25 June 2020

  • Includes evening (networking) three course meal, accommodation Wednesday evening, breakfast, conference and refreshments Thursday.
    Please note: evening meal and accommodation is only available through this package, neither can be booked separately.

Thursday 25 June 2020

  • Includes conference only, refreshments and lunch, Thursday
    10.00am to 4.30pm (registration from 9.00am)

Conference Programme

Guild Conference Keynote Speaker Dr. Catherine ManningKeynote Speaker: Dr. Catherine Manning
Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford and a Special Supernumerary Fellow at University College, Oxford.
Sensory processing in children with dyslexia and children with autism



Guild Conference Speaker Lynne ColesSpeaker: Lynne Coles
Academic Support Services Manager and Lecturer at Norland College. Lynne has a MSc in Information and Library Studies and is currently studying a PhD in Information Science at City, University of London, investigating dyslexia and online information-seeking behaviour in undergraduate students.
The Impact of Dyslexia on the Online Information-Seeking Behaviour of Undergraduates

How much does it cost?

Wednesday 24 June and Thursday 25 June 2020

Early Bird rate (closes 31.03.20)

Guild Members £186+VAT (£223 incs. VAT)
Non-Guild Members £216+VAT (£259.20 incs. VAT)

Standard rate (from 01.04.20)
Guild Members £216+VAT (£259.20 incs. VAT)
Non-Guild Members £216+VAT (£259.20 incs. VAT)

Thursday 25 June 2020

Early Bird rate (closes 31.03.20)
Guild Members £99+VAT (£118.80 incs. VAT)
Non-Guild Members £129+VAT (£154.80 incs. VAT)

Standard rate (from 01.04.20)
Guild Members £120+VAT (£144 incs. VAT)
Non-Guild Members £150+VAT (£180 incs. VAT)

Make a booking

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Important Information:

  • you will need to select one of two booking options either Wednesday and Thursday or Thursday only
  • payments only accepted online by debit or credit card at time of registration, if you require an invoice upfront please select the ‘pay later’ option, there will be a £25+VAT charge added to your invoice
  • please ensure you are logged on if you are a guild member, the discount can not be applied in retrospect
  • non-members join the guild today before signing up for the conference and book the conference at the member rate.

Terms and Conditions

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Previous Conference information

Please click here to see our 2019 Agenda and Speakers.

Guild members can access the 2019 conference papers from this event on the Guild Member’s website.

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