Transitioning to secondary school, Part 1

At this time of the year, preparations for school or onwards begin. This month, I’m writing about the move to secondary school for a child with speech, language, literacy and/or learning difficulties. I’ll focus specifically on children who fall into the category of specific speech and language impairment (SSLI), but the information could be applied […]

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Dyslexia Association Ireland Course for Parents

Venue: Radisson Hotel, Cork Airport, Cork. Dates: 8th May 2010. Time: 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. Topics include: Understanding Dyslexia. Understanding the assessment report. Accessing support in school, e.g. learning support, Irish exemption, exam accommodations. Practical suggestions for parents and helping with homework. Planning for the future – second level and beyond. Computers and assistive […]

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