The Somerset Dyslexia Association May Conference
Dyslexia: Identifying and Dealing with the Barriers to Learning, Working Memory, Information Processing and Effective Learning plus: Ideas and guidance for teachers and parents
Â with Dr Gavin Reid and Dr Jennie Guise
Thursday 25th May 2017
9am for 9.45am start, to 4pm
Refreshments and lunch provided.
The Oake Manor Golf Club, Oake, Taunton,Â Somerset. TA4 1BA. (parking on site)
This day course will provide practical guidance for teachers and parents on dealing with Dyslexia in the primary, secondary and further education colleges as well as tips for parents on some key factors relating to supporting the child with Dyslexia. The day will involve a blend of presentations, workshops and interactive practical activities.
Both speakers are well known for the quality and fun of their presentations! Both are experienced psychologists and between them have many yearsâ€™ experience teaching in schools, colleges and Universities and as consultants internationally. Dr Reid is also well known as the author of 32 books for teachers and parents, on learning, learning styles, motivation and dyslexia. Dr Jennie Guise has also worked in research, and now in applied practice as Director of Dysguise Ltd. Her main interests are in identifying what will help individual learners, and working collaboratively with teachers and tutors to use that knowledge in the classroom.
LSS Parents Conference on Dyslexia – Saturday 6th May; Dyscalculia – Saturday 10th June.