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Grindleton W.I. raise money for NELDA

In May 2017, we received a generous donation from the ladies of Grindleton W.I. The money was raised throughout the year by a variety of activities, planned and organised by the members and will be used to develop a new leaflet and other marketing material. We attended a W.I presentation where Frances was the given […]

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    Left to right: Frances Mercer (Chairman), Sally Dowds (fundraiser), Jean Cross (Treasurer), Kay Hopkinson (President) and Claire Dowds (Secretary). WI

Exam success

Well done to Jessica James who achieved great results in her GCSE’s this year, her best result being an A* in Maths. Her family were particularly proud that she passed both English Language and English Literature. Due to Jessica attending the Touch, Type, Read and Spell classes held by NELDA, Jessica has gained excellent keyboard skills and […]

Congratulations

to Sam Orr, age 16 and one of our members who has been with us since the age of 9. Following a lengthy application process and success in his exams, Sam went on to join British Aerospace in September this year as an engineering apprentice. Over the  years, Sam has taken part in the Touch, Type, […]

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Driving test experiences

Below is an article written by one of our members, who has a dyslexic son. My son started learning to drive a couple of years ago. Last summer the instructor finally felt that he was ready to take his test.The day of the test was a hot, bright summer’s day when the pollen count was […]

Book release – You’re so clumsy Charlie

“You’re so Clumsy Charley” a Book on Dyspraxia Written by a Dyspraxic for Dyspraxic children Dyslexics and dyspraxics are often highly sensitive people and this is something that literature on the subject doesn’t always acknowledge. Although it is well known that these individuals can be extremely hard-working, it can often be difficult for parents and […]

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    YOU'RE SO CLUMSY CHARLEY
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Alice Couch’s poem

This is Alice Couch’s poem of the battle for Flanders in the First World War I went to war, I went to win For a world of peace and not of sin For a world of peace and not of sin I grabbed my helmet, sword and gun And there at Flanders began to run. […]

Neil MacKay

November conference 2012

Last November, NELDA held a conference on ‘Dyslexia Friendly is Ofsted Friendly’. Neil MacKay, a nationally renowned and highly respected speaker in the field of Dyslexia , held a captive audience consisting mostly from the teaching profession, for a full day. Neil created the concept of Dyslexia Friendly Schools and his training session promoted a […]

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    • Grindleton W.I. raise money for NELDA

      In May 2017, we received a generous donation from the ladies of Grindleton W.I. The money was raised throughout the year by a variety of activities, planned and organised by the members and will be used to develop a new leaflet and other marketing material. We attended a W.I presentation where Frances was the given […]

    • Exam success

      Well done to Jessica James who achieved great results in her GCSE’s this year, her best result being an A* in Maths. Her family were particularly proud that she passed both English Language and English Literature. Due to Jessica attending the Touch, Type, Read and Spell classes held by NELDA, Jessica has gained excellent keyboard skills and […]

    • Congratulations

      to Sam Orr, age 16 and one of our members who has been with us since the age of 9. Following a lengthy application process and success in his exams, Sam went on to join British Aerospace in September this year as an engineering apprentice. Over the  years, Sam has taken part in the Touch, Type, […]

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