This year’s Dyslexia Awareness Week will run from the 1st – 8th October . The aim of Dyslexia Awareness Week is to raise as much awareness as possible of Dyslexia in Ireland. In light of this Dyslexia Association Ireland will be focusing on a strong social media campaign. They would encourage members to share, like and re-tweet their content as much as possible.
DAI has planned a number of events to raise awareness such as
Social media awareness call out
For Dyslexia Awareness Week 2016 DAI will be using the hashtag #iwishyouknew for people to tweet and Facebook us things that you wish teachers, parents. employers etc knew about Dyslexia. It could be that you wish a certain teacher that really helped you knew how much that support meant to them or you may want to tell other parents the top tip you wish you would have known when you found out about your child’s dyslexia. We will be filming short 30 second – 1 minute clips in our offices on the 27th September from 2- 5pm to use for Dyslexia Awareness Week. If you would like to contribute please call in or bring your children in and we can film your input for use on our social media. If you can’t make this time please feel free to film a short clip or send us in a line or 2 that we can tweet to email@example.com
Dyslexia and Assistive Technology – Naas Library.
DAI Information Officer, Amy, will be in Naas on the 4th October from 6.30 – 7.30 pm to give a presentation on useful types of Assistive Technology for people with Dyslexia. This is a free event however places are limited – please contact Naas Library on 045879111 to book your place.
A guide to completing assignments at 3rd level
DAI Adult Development and Support Officer, Michelle ,will be giving an information session on assignments and essays. Michelle will go through guidelines and tips on how to prepare and complete your assignments for your courses at college. This event will take place in DAI National Office on 5th October from 6.00 – 7.30 pm.
Check out these and other events at http://dyslexia.ie