Supporting Children and Young People with Dyslexia- A conference for Parents & Carers

Dyslexia is a specific learning difficulty mainly affecting reading and spelling. However, it can also cause other difficulties. A person may: read and write very slowly confuse the order of letters in words put letters the wrong way round – such as writing “b” instead of “d” have poor or inconsistent spelling understand information when told verbally, but have difficulty with information that’s written down find it hard to carry out a sequence of directions struggle with planning and organisation good in speech but unable to reflect knowledge in writing have a poor short-term memory.

The British Dyslexia Association estimates that dyslexia affects 10% of the population. This would mean that in a class of 30 students, you can expect that 3 will have some degree of dyslexia.

This conference will provide parents with the tools to support their children and young people. To book your space please click here. You will need to select the date of 29th June and click search on the conference link. Then select Single Booking and the Book option will appear. Click this to book a space.

Once you have booked a space you will receive a confirmation email and details on how to pay the £10.