September 19th 2018

Comprehension is Key for Life and Learning

Speaker:  Amanda Glenin, Specialist Dyslexia Teacher

Whether you need to sign important paperwork, follow written instructions, understand subject content at school or simply read for pleasure, accessing and understanding words and text is a vital skill.

 Our speaker Amanda will discuss and explain some of the links between dyslexia, reading and comprehension. She will explore the subsequent impact this can have on an individual’s self-belief, attainment and ability to make good progress despite excellent effort levels with reading.

During the session, you will find out more about the theory and models of reading and she will cover teacher techniques used to help with comprehension. Finally and probably most importantly, Amanda will give practical methods and some strategies that can help improve reading skills and investigate other ways to overcome this barrier for dyslexics.

Time: 8pm