A comprehensive workshop full of useful, practical information to help you support your child is on their learning journey. You may not have a dyslexia diagnosis for them but may suspect something is not quite right. For instance, does your child:
Age 6-12 is the stage where a pattern of difficulty starts to emerge and your input can be invaluable. This dyslexia workshop will help you understand why your child may be having these difficulties and how to support them. I will clarify and explain the typical weaknesses found in dyslexic learners such as memory, sound processing, visual processing and motor co-ordination.
The groups are small and inclusive and there will be lots of time to ask questions and discuss any worries you may have.
Why learning to read, spell, write and do maths may be hard. Why following instructions may be hard and copying from a board could be tricky. This workshop explains the cognitive weaknesses that make learning difficult. You will learn about the different aspects of memory, processing, visual and motor coordination as well as the impact of a weakness and tips for support.
How to use available technology that can make learning fun, such as typing programmes, apps, reading, spelling programmes, and maths games.
Anxiety starts to develop at this stage. Understanding its impact is key to supporting your child.
How to practically support your child at home. For example:
Buffet lunch, tea and coffee provided.