The sixth UNITE SpLD (Uniting Ideas in Teaching Excellence: Specific Learning Differences) Conference 2020 for the first time completely virtual from 24 to 25 June 2020 to motivate teaching excellence for dyslexia and other specific learning differences (SpLD). The new digital format enabled educators and parents from around the world to benefit from leading-edge research findings, new practical solutions and opportunities to interact with international experts in special educational needs.