ARE BELIEVED TO BE DYSLEXIC.
But unlike almost 100% of existing campaign groups, we believe dyslexia is a GIFT. Find out more about the International Celebration of Dyslexia event and how it can help you.LEARN MORE
[ SPEAKERS ]
The International Celebration of Dyslexia (ICD) will benefit from the following keynote speakers. Further speakers will be confirmed in coming months - watch this space.
KARL DE LEEUW
Author, Campaigner, ICD Founder
[ PROGRAM ]
The International Celebration of Dyslexia (ICD) will be packed with keynote speeches from celebrity speakers and from some of the world's leading business icons. Please note that all talks will be recorded for television and broadcast purposes.
An Introduction to the ICD and to the Gift of Dyslexia
ICD founder, author and campaigner Karl de Leeuw welcomes visitors to the inaugural International Celebration of Dyslexia (ICD) and discusses the societal prejudices that dyslexia adults and children face, and how these challenges can be overcome. Dyslexia is a gift, not a curse, he argues - society must change and not dyslexics.
A selection of teas, coffees and other refreshments will be served.
Celebrity Keynote Speaker (Business)
The ICD anticipates the support of one of the biggest names in UK business. This celebrity keynote speaker will discuss his own challenges of living with dyslexia and how he harnessed the power of dyslexia to build a multi-million pound business empire. A 15-minute Q&A session with follow.
Visitors will have the opportunity to sample a variety of international cuisines from a variety of food stalls.
Keynote Speaker #2 (Health Professional)
This inspirational talk, from one of the world's leading authorities on dyslexia, will discuss the background of dyslexia and the rapid advancements of medical science and research. This talk will be followed by a 15-minute Q&A session.
Children's TV Personality #1
Children and adults alike will delight in this candid talk about living with dyslexia by one of the UK's most recognisable children's TV stars.
Refreshments & Photo Opportunity
Adults can enjoy tea, coffee and fresh juices as our younger guests meet and greet our TV star. Professional photographs of your child with the star will be available for a small charge.
Celebrity Keynote Speaker
In our second celebrity talk, visitors will delight in this personality's untold true story about life with dyslexia. A 15-minute Q&A session will follow.
Conclusion & Drinks
Join event organiser Karl de Leeuw and some of our keynote speakers for a glass of wine after the event. This informal celebration will follow a summary of the day's program by Karl de Leeuw.
[ IN THE PRESS ]
The International Celebration of Dyslexia (ICD) has and continues to enjoy media attention. Explore our news and press coverage to date, below.