Managing and Facilitating Dyslexia

  • Event: Managing and Facilitating Dyslexia
  • Date: 25/05/2017
  • Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
  • Venue: The Oakwood Hotel, Airport Road, Shannon, Co. Clare
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Description

One in 10 people in Ireland have Dyslexia. 

Many notable names in society – Richard Branson, Brendan O’Carroll, Albert Einstein, Winston Churchill, Jamie Oliver, Agatha Christie, W.B. Yeats – have/had Dyslexia.

This proves that whether a person is diagnosed as a ‘slow’ learner, reader or speller, the world can be their oyster if they are given the proper encouragement to believe in and develop their innate abilities.

This seminar will demonstrate how Dyslexia can and should be managed in both the classroom and the workplace and, Shannon CEO, Connor Flanagan from Atlantic Aviation Group, will share his story on how he overcame and managed Dyslexia to attain his life goals.

 

Presenters

Michelle Kinsella, Support and Development Officer for Adult Services, Dyslexia Association of Ireland

Her role involves raising awareness of dyslexia and delivering training and consultancy support to the further education/training and employment sector.  This is with the aim of identifying and removing barriers that dyslexic adults might face in education or the workplace; as well as optimising the environment and supports available to help the dyslexic adult achieve their full potential.

 

Fíona de Buitléir

An educator, mother, musician and fledgling artist. She has been a special education teacher for over 30 years and, since 2000, has worked exclusively with bright students with severe dyslexia, aged 10 – 13 years. She loves these students for their quirky brains, their unusual take on things & their courage in facing life in our education system with a significant learning difference. 

This event is ‘Free of Charge’

Registration from 7.40am

 

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