Help my kid learn


In a recent post we shared Wyn Mc Cormack’s guide to accessing digital books. Today, we would like to direct you to a website –helpmykidlearn.ie which was developed by the Department of Education and Skills to improve literacy and numeracy among children. Use the slider on the opening page to select your child’s age and … Continue reading Help my kid learn

Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019


Dyslexia Awareness Week runs from 7-13 October and this year the focus is on schools and businesses empowering people with dyslexia. More than one in ten of us are dyslexic. People with dyslexia have strengths around understanding complex information, seeing the big picture and communicating with others, and contribute to great work at all levels, … Continue reading Dyslexia Awareness Week 2019

DARE and access to college


The Disability Access Route to Education (DARE) is a third level alternative admissions scheme for school leavers whose disabilities have had a negative impact on their second level education. DARE offers reduced points places to school leavers who, as a result of having a disability, have experienced additional educational challenges in second level education. It … Continue reading DARE and access to college