Category Archives: News


Richard Branson on BBC Radio 2


Chris Evan’s BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show recently had Richard Branson talking about his new book ‘Finding my Virginity’. He talked about being dyslexic and it was really interesting. He menitoned that he thinks dyslexia should be given a different name as he does not like the ‘dis’ part of it ( I had never […]

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The Da Vinci School information evening


Da Vinci School Meeting Church Centre, 194 Tonbridge Road, Hildenborough. TN11 9HR Time: 8:30 pm on Thursday 23 February 2017 (Weekday bookings continue in the Church Centre until 8 pm) All are welcome to find out more and have a say in the proposal for the Da Vinci School. This free school is planned to […]

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How Use of Colour Can Help Your Child’s Revision


Please see this interesting link to WH Smiths website on colour coding to aid revision. Listen to this Post

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Visual Stress & Dyslexia Presentation – Wednesday 5th October 2016


The Visual Stress & Dyslexia Presentation is on Wednesday 5th October 2016. Full details can be found in the flyer below. Listen to this Post

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KWDA Children’s Activity Group 2016-17


Full details of Children’s Activity Group sessions are contained in the document below. Listen to this Post

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Interview with Caroline Bateman from Achieve Now


Caroline will be running KWDA’s June 2016 Event – ‘Harnessing IT for Dyslexics’.  Here she is interviewed by Emma on behalf of KWDA to give us some background on her passion for helping dyslexic learners fulfil their potential through IT. Caroline Bateman is a passionate believer in the power of IT to help level the […]

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Dyslexia and Self Esteem Evening – Slides


Please see below for the slides from the Dyslexia and Self Esteem Evening on the 28th April. Listen to this Post

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Lions Walk for KWDA 2016


So the sun shone for us on Sunday 15th May as a fab crowd of committee members, together with family and friends, set out on a 5 mile sponsored walk to raise money for KWDA, We’ve worked out that it costs us approximately £1000 a year to run and so needed a fundraiser to boost the account! Collectively […]

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KWDA May Coffee Morning


We held another enjoyable coffee morning, huge thanks to our lovely friends at Tonbridge School for allowing us the use of your wonderful facilities once again. We also welcomed along Nicky and Bruce Williams. Some of you may know them from their very long standing involvement in the KWDA. Nicky was chair for a number of year […]

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Dyslexia and Self Esteem evening presentation


On Thursday 28 th April 2016 we once again welcomed David Linford and Lizi Hamilton who delivered a great presentation to us on Dyslexia and Self-Esteem, subjects in which they have a wealth of experience. Self-esteem starts to establish early with negative life experiences coupled with unhelpful rules and expectations. Things which lots of dyslexic children will encounter. There […]

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