Bunclody Vocational College

Dyslexia Webinar for Parents

The following  webinar may be of interest for some parents of children with Dyslexia.
06-October-20

The following webinar may be of interest for some parents of children with Dyslexia. They webinar will focus on how parents can support students with Dyslexia at Second level. The webinar takes place on Wednesday 21st October from 7.30pm to 8.30pm. See details below.

The emphasis is to give practical help to parents as they support their students. Participants will be emailed a copy of the slides used and a booklet which includes resources such as websites, revision books, and details of how to access digital copies of textbooks.

Dyslexia Courses Ireland

3 Priory Drive, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin

W: www.dyslexiacourses.ie E: wynmccormack@sky.com M: 087 2582345

Zoom webinar for parents on how to support their student with dyslexia at second level

Wednesday 21st October 19.30 – 20.30

Many parents of students with dyslexia struggle to know how to support the student at second level as the challenges are different to those experienced at primary level and the present Covid crisis has exacerbated this. This webinar aims to give practical help and advice.

The topics addressed include:

  • How dyslexia affects the student at second level
  • How to support the student in the following areas
    • Organisation
    • Note-taking
    • Memory and Learning
    • Reading
    • Writing
    • Spelling and Vocabulary.
  • Key educational choices such as subject choice, language exemptions etc.
  • Resources such as useful websites.

What parents have said of our courses in the past.

  • ‘Gave me hope and ideas on how to help’.
  • ‘I found it brilliant, jam-packed with information and advice and it was performed in such a professional manner’.
  • ‘Very informative. We felt we saw some possible direction and hope for our child into the future’.

Presenter:

Wyn McCormack worked as guidance counsellor and special education teacher. She has designed and presented courses on dyslexia for teachers, parents and students since 1996. She is the author of the Factsheets on Dyslexia at Second Level (2014), Lost for Words 3rd Ed. 2007, and co-author of Dyslexia, an Irish Perspective 2nd Ed 2010

Cost The cost of the webinar is €20. To book a place, please use the booking form below.

Dyslexia Courses Ireland

W: www.dyslexiacourses.ie E: wynmccormack@sky.com P: 087 2582345

Zoom webinar for parents on how to support their student with dyslexia at second level

Wednesday 21st October 19.30 – 20.30

BOOKING FORM

To book a place, return this section plus the fee €20 to Dyslexia Courses Ireland, 3 Priory Drive, Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, Post Code A94XY17. The fee can be paid by cheque, postal order, or electronic funds transfer. The bank details are as follows:

Account Name: Dyslexia Courses Ireland

IBAN: IE29AIBK93136520234022

BIC: AIBKIE2D

Please use your name on the bank transfer.

Name _____________________

Phone contact _____________________

Email _____________________

Name of School your child attends ­ __________________

What year is your child in ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­_____________________

Please tick below

  • Fee attached ______
  • Electronic Funds transfer ______

The information on this form will be held until the webinar takes place. At that stage, only the email address will be retained to allow for circulation of newsletters about resources for teachers on dyslexia



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