Rebel Voices 2021 – International Dyslexia Virtual Conference

I am delighted to be speaking at this conference organised by the Dyslexia Institute UK.



September 9/10th 2021

Over 30 presentations (available to delegates virtually for 3 months)

Message of support from Sadiq Khan, London Mayor.

Dating, Marriage, Parenthood, and Dyslexia.

Dyslexia in Football (Chelsea, QPR, Crystal Palace, Swansea City, Brentford, Sheffield United…).

A Fresh Look at Phonics for Dyslexia.

How the Empowerment Passport can Help Dyslexics in Education, Looking for Work, and in the Workplace.

Being Black and Dyslexic (Overcoming the Challenges).

What is Scotopic Sensitivity?

New Research from Around the World (UK, Brazil, Australia, Europe, & USA).

Why Getting Support for Dyslexia is Such a Battle?

Helping Dyslexics Get Into Employment.

Understanding Dyscalculia.

Best Practice for Teaching Dyslexics in the Classroom.

Oxford University and Dyslexia.

The Voice of Young Dyslexics: Canada, USA, Malta, and Italy.

Is Dyslexia a Class Thing?

Trade Union Support for Dyslexia.

The Experience of a Successful Dyslexic Entrepreneur.

Why do Dyslexics Hate Reading Aloud?

What Adult Dyslexics are Feeling Across Europe.

Great Assistive Technology for Dyslexic Learners and at Work.

How to Assess for Adult Dyslexia: Latest Research from Australia.

The Power of Multisensory Teaching.

Strengths of Dyslexia and Self Esteem.

Get your tickets:

My name is Olive Hickmott; I would be pleased to support you in any way I can.
You are welcome to contact me
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My latest books are:
The Elephants in the Classroom: using every student’s natural power of mental Imagery to enhance learning: Neurodiversity through the lens of mental Imagery.
Bridges to Success – How to transform Learning Difficulties

About olivehickmott

I am a Forensic Learning coach, showing people how they can improve their own learning and change their health. Working with creative neurodivergent students is a joy, as they learn new skills to overcome many of their learning challenges.
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