Dyslexia Workshop 1
Identification and Understanding Difficulties associated with the Diagnosis
Date: Tuesday 9th March Times: 7.00-8.30pm
A practical workshop examining the signs and symptoms of dyslexia and how teachers might recognise it in the classroom. We will look at the specific difficulties associated with the diagnosis and will use basic assessments
and checklists suitable for classroom and school use to help teachers plan to assess the children. At the end of
this workshop the participants will understand better what dyslexia feels like from the perspective of the person
with dyslexia and in what areas of education and daily living the difficulties appear.
Dyslexia Workshop 2
Helping Students to Access the Curriculum
Date: Thursday 18th March Times: 7.00-8.30pm
During this workshop we will examine differentiation techniques and resources that will help students with dyslexia
to access the curriculum and to reach their full potential. We will take a practical approach to planning to meet needs of the students and will look at some of the resources available for students with dyslexia.
Booking Fee €10.00 (2 part course)
Presenter Biography- Annette Ormond, Grad Dip. SEN, M.Ed ASN
I am a primary teacher working in schools for the past sixteen years. I am a passionate lifelong learner and am currently completing a Masters in Educational Leadership in Waterford Institute of Technology. I am studying towards a degree in psychology also. I have completed many different courses in the area of educating children with Special Educational Needs and I have significant and varied experience in the area also. I believe wholeheartedly in the difference we can make in the lives of people with many additional needs through our understanding and our knowledge. I have worked with the Dyslexia Association of Ireland for the past seven years and was awarded the IATSE Testimonial and Award for excellence in Support Teaching in 2017 when studying in University College Dublin.
|Course Date||09-03-2021 7:00 pm|
|Event End Date||18-03-2021 8:30 pm|
|Registration Start Date||17-02-2021|
|Cut off date||09-03-2021 12:00 pm|