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Guest Blog by Jan Hanson

Jan Hanson is an ADSHE Quality Assured SpLD Study Skills Tutor, Associate Tutor for Diversity and ABility and Associate Trainer and Coach for Dyslexia Box. Her blog discusses her recent Autism assessment at the age of 56 and her day-to-day challenges and habits. It's titled 'My Autism Assessment Jounrney'. Find out more about Jan and read her blog here.

Guest Blog by Guy Brewer

Guy Brewer is an Independent Dyslexia, ADHD and Dyspraxia Work Coach and associate coach for Dyslexia Box. His guest blog is all about Workplace Strategy Coaching, titled 'Workplace Coaching: A Dyslexia Coach's Perspective'. Find out more about Guy and read his blog here.

Guest Webinar by Ellie Middleton

Ellie Middleton is Head of Community at Neuropool, Personal Brand Manager at Great Influence, prominent Neurodiversity advocate and a LinkedIn sensation. Her guest webinar is titled 'Things it's ok to ask for when you have ADHD'. Find out more about Ellie and watch her webinar here.

Guest Blog by Michelle Brown (Learning Labs)

Michelle Brown is the Strategic Relationship Manager at Learning Labs. Her guest blog titled 'How aware are students of the Access to Work programme?' discusses findings from a report with APPGAT into the extent of student's knowledge of Access to Work and also looks into hopes for the future.

Update on Coventry University Remote4All Project Collaboration

Coventry University has released further details about their research project looking at digital innovation and e-working for adults with disabilities and neurodiversities. Dyslexia Box are proud to collaborating on this project. Find out more here.

Neurodiversity in the Corporate World - Webinar Event Recap

On 23rd November 2021, we hosted the free live webinar event 'Neurodiversity in the Corporate World: Untapped Talent, Employee Retention and Success'. You can view the recordings of each of the sessions here.

Guest Blog by Danielle Kingdon

Danielle Kingdon is a Partner at Osborne Clark Law Firm, specialising in Employment Law. She has written a guest blog for us titled 'Embracing Differences - How to understand and support your neurodiverse employees'. She is also a speaker at our webinar event on Tuesday 23rd November.

Webinar Event Announcement

Dyslexia Box are hosting a FREE webinar event titled Neurodiversity in the Corporate World: Untapped Talent, Employee Retention and Success on Tuesday 23rd November. Find out more about each of the experts who will be speaking at the event and register your attendance today!

Guy Brewer - YouTube Channel

Guy recently started his own YouTube channel to help spread awareness of neurodivergent conditions and assist people in overcoming their personal barriers. On his channel you'll find helpful tips, motivational stories and the key differences of each type of neurodiversity. 

Mental Health Support in the Workplace

Considering the strain of the pandemic on our mental health, Dyslexia Box want to highlight the Access to Work Mental Health Support Service - which offers free mental health support to help people start or stay in work.

Video Resources For Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021

Take a look at some videos from our YouTube channel which are great resources for learning more about supporting dyslexia in the workplace. Do your part for Dyslexia Awareness Week!

Educational Giveaway - Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021

To celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021, we're giving one lucky person the chance to win a C-Pen Exam Reader worth £240!

Workplace Giveaway - Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021

To celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Week 2021, we're giving one lucky person the chance to win a Voyager Legend, Moleskine Smart Writing Set and Olympus Digital Voice Recorder worth £400!

Dr. Deborah Leveroy - Supporting Dyslexia in the Workplace

Dyslexia Box's very own Deborah Leveroy led a webinar at the Diverse Live: Neurodiversity Digital Focus Day, discussing 'Supporting Dyslexia in the Workplace'. Watch the entire webinar here!

Announcement of Research Project Collaboration

Dyslexia Box are delighted to announce that we will be collaborating with the Research Centre for Global Learning at Coventry University on the research project entitled ‘Disability, neurodiversity, and remote e-working: promoting the creation of an inclusive workplace - ‘Remote for All’ (R4All)’. 

What is strategy coaching and how can it help my neurodiverse employee?

Jack has Autism and recently underwent a workplace assessment with Access to Work. The assessor has recommended some workplace strategy coaching. What exactly is strategy coaching and how can it help my employee overcome their challenges.

What is Access to Work? Everything you need to know

Often referred to as the Governments best kept secret, Access to Work (AtW) is a government scheme which funds disability-related support and equipment to help people start or stay in work. Here you'll find out about the process of applying and what to do once you've received your award.

Assistive Tech Giveaway for Dyslexia Awareness Week

To celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Week 2020, we're giving one lucky person the chance to win a Microsoft Surface Go and a copy of Dragon Professional Individual v15 worth £800!

TalkType Dictation Free Webinar

After announcing last week the exciting news that there is new advanced speech recognition software for Mac, we have been received so much positive feedback we thought you would like to see it in action. On Thursday 8th October at 10:30 am we will be hosting a free webinar with Ed McCann from TalkType.

TalkType Dictation Software Launch

We are delighted to announce the release of TalkType Dictation, advanced speech recognition software for Apple computers and smartphones.

Dyslexia Box Launch YouTube Channel

Over the past few months we've held a number of webinars in partnership with our friends over at The Dyslexia Show. We were blown away by the sheer number of people attending and received a large number of requests for us to put them up online so those missed out to watch them.

Dyslexia Box Awarded Disability Confident Leader Status

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded Disability Confident Leader status by the Department for Work and Pensions.

As a Disability Confident Leader we are looking forward to helping other organisations along the journey to becoming Disability Confident.

Dyslexia Box to Sponsor enei

We are delighted to announce that we are sponsoring enei's employer guides. The Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion is the leading employer network covering all aspects of equality and inclusion in the workplace...

Dyslexia Box to Sponsor Dyslexia Show Virtual

We are delighted to announce that we are the lead sponsors of the Dyslexia Show Virtual. The Dyslexia Show Virtual is being held on 5th, 6th & 7th May and brings together leading thinkers in the field...

OrCam Read Webinar Recording

Thank you to everyone who attended this morning's webinar on the new OrCam Read. There were just under 500 people attending and we have received lots of great feedback, so thank you...

Free Webinar - Introducing the new OrCam Read

In this FREE webinar Lauren from OrCam will be demonstrating the new OrCam Read, the first of it's kind handheld device which can capture a full page of text from any surface...

Free Webinar: Using Assistive Technology Software at Home

We are delighted to announce that Arran Smith, founder of the Dyslexia Show, will be back for what is likely to be another hugely popular webinar...

OrCam Read - Transform the way you read!

OrCam Read is a personal AI-driven device for people who have mild low vision, reading difficulties, including dyslexia and reading fatigue...

Working from Home - Accessibility and Assistive Technology

Thank you to everyone who attend today's webinar. We hope you enjoyed it and learned some new things. We had over 500 people attend...

Free Webinar - Accessibility and Assistive Technology

This FREE webinar will be hosted by Arran Smith, founder of the Dyslexia Show and Microsoft accessibility expert...

Dyslexia Box Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We would like to advise our customers, clients and partners that it is business as usual at Dyslexia Box...

Online Learning to Empower Neurodiversity in the Workplace

We're delighted to announce our partnership with Neurotalent Unlocked, a leading online learning platform on neurodiversity...

Join the FREE webinar to discover e-learning for assistive software

Learning Labs has launched Access to Work licences with Dyslexia Box. This engaging e-learning portal offers hundreds of interactive tutorials...

Medincle Comes to Dyslexia Box - New Dragon Add-on

Medincle is a simple, unintrusive spellchecking tool which recognises medical terminology that standard word processors do not...

Assistive Technology Webinars

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be running a series of webinars in collaboration with Arran Smith of SEND Group. The webinars are free and anyone can attend...

Dyslexia Box to Exhibit at NDA / BDA Parent Pop-Up Roadshow Event

We're excited to announce that we'll be exhibiting at the Northamptonshire Dyslexia Association & British Dyslexia Association event....

Dyslexia Box to Exhibit at the Leeds Dyslexia Festival

We’re excited to announce that we’ll be exhibiting at the inaugural Leeds Dyslexia Festival which takes place on Saturday 29th September 2018 at Elland Road Stadium...

Dyslexia Box Sponsors SEN Jigsaw Local: Cambridge

We're pleased to announce that we are sponsoring the SEN Jigsaw Local event in Cambridge on 19th September 2018. The SEN Jigsaw Local is brought...

TextHelp ReadWrite Review

TextHelp’s Read&Write software is a literacy support tool designed to make the web, files and everyday documents you have on your computer more accessible. At Dyslexia Box we see it...

C-Pen Reader Review

The C-Pen Reader arrived at the Dyslexia Box office this morning. It’s a product we’ve been aware of for a while and one which is...

Livescribe Echo Smartpen

The Livescribe Echo smartpen has been around for a few years now but as they say “if it ain’t broke don’t fix it”. The team at Dyslexia Box have been using the Echo Smartpen to record important meetings...

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