Upcoming Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and EdTech Conferences 2017

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Looking to connect with other dyslexia and dyscalculia therapists, educators, psychologists? Or wanting to exchange experiences with other parents of children with learning disabilities? There are a number of conferences coming up in 2017 focused on dyslexia and dyscalculia. Have a look at the list below!

SEND Conference Midlands

May 5th 2017 – Leicestershire, UK

Bringing together educational professionals to share knowledge and demonstrate best practices.

The SEN Jigsaw Conference 2017. Helping to solve the puzzle for your child.

May 13th 2017 – Leek, UK

Staffordshire’s yearly Special Educational Needs conference provides a holistic resource to supporting those with SEN such as dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism, speech and language, auditory processing and visual processing.

Whilst there is a focus on children, the content will equally be appropriate to SEN in adult education too.

Les Recontres de l’Orme 2017

31st May to 1st June 2017 – Marseille, FR

The national rendezvous for digital education and cultural actors: educational policy-makers, researchers, teachers, publishers and industrialists, local authorities and associations. Excitingly they will be discussing Dybuster’s software at ORME 2017, so get yourself there and see what we are upto in France!

ATEC Conference

6th June 2017 – London, UK

ATEC showcases excellence in assistive technology that removes barriers to learning and work. Aimed at disability professionals involved in post 16 education and the work place, ATEC is a one-day event that allows you to listen to and meet with experts, solution providers and other like-minded people

UnITE SpLD Conference 2017

19th to 21st June – Toa Payoh, Singapore, SG

Uniting Ideas in Teaching Excellence: Specific Learning Differences 2017. UnITE SpLD 2017 is a three-day programme which includes practical workshops and learning centre visits.


22nd June 2017 – London, UK

This one day conference will link the latest research and theoretical ideas to good Quality First Teaching practice. It will explore and present strategies with regard to Dyslexia and Dyscalculia, with leading experts in the field presenting the latest ideas.

The Brain Event!

26th-27th June 2017 – Texas, USA

Dr. Elaine Fletcher-Janzen and Dr. Beverly Dooley will speak at The Brain Event, a conference hosted June 26-27 by the JPW Learning Center and the local chapter of Texas Educational Diagnostician’s Association. Fletcher-Janzen, author and school psychologist, will speak on the first day of the conference, addressing emotion management and the neurological effects of trauma on children’s cognitive processes.

The Dyslexia Guild Annual Summer Conference

28th June 2017 – London, UK

Coming up soon in London, U.K.: the annual summer conference organised by Dyslexia Action. Intended for educators, the conference introduces the most recent research on language development and provides information on specialist topics such as assistive technology. Details on the conference are available on the Dyslexia Action website.

9th National Dyscalculia and Maths Learning Difficulties Conference

29th June 2017, Cumberland Hotel, London, U.K.

This dyscalculia conference takes place in London and brings together special education experts, math teachers, and educational psychologists. The two keynote speakers will offer a balance of cutting edge research about dyscalculia and challenging insights into the hot topics of maths mastery learning. Attendance information available on the conference website.

SpLD CENTRAL Conference

29th June 2017, Staffordshire, U.K.

This conference will look at dyscalculia and Maths LD from both a research perspective and a classroom perspective. It will discuss definitions and describe a classroom accessible diagnosis of the factors that create difficulties in learning maths. The structure is based on decades of teaching pupils who struggled with maths. Find out more here.

EDA Autumn Seminars 

6th – 8th October 2017 – Munich, Germany

EDA is happy to announce that we are planning for our traditional “Summer” Seminars to take place in 2017. This year it will be later than usual and the dates are set for October 6-8, 2017 at the University of Munich, Germany.

IDA’s Annual International Conference 2017 Conference

8th – 11th November 2017 – Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

This annual conference has a dual focus, aimed at providing connections and resources to both professionals and families. The program is still being finalised; visit the conference website for registration dates and prices.


What conferences on dyslexia or dyscalculia have you attended? Please share your experiences in the comments so other readers can benefit!

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