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

Super AIB Staff


Many thanks to Ms. Patsy Mc Grath and the super staff of AIB, High Street, Kilkenny who raised €263 for Kilkenny Dyslexia Workshop by holding a coffee morning with the staff on Friday, 28th October. We really appreciate their generosity and a special word of thanks to Patsy who is a great ambassador for the … Continue reading Super AIB Staff

End of Year Barbecue


We are coming to the end of another busy and successful year in the workshop. Some of our students will be undertaking their Junior Certificate Examinations soon and we wish them every success. We thank all our pupils and tutors for their hard work and commitment over the last year. The success of our workshop depends largely on … Continue reading End of Year Barbecue

Dyslexia Seminar


Over sixty people, attended a very successful seminar today in the Springhill Court Hotel organised by Kilkenny Dyslexia Workshop. The theme of the seminar was “Supporting pupils with dyslexia through primary and secondary education.” The guest speaker was Wyn Mc Cormack who herself is the mother of 3 sons with dyslexia. She is also a … Continue reading Dyslexia Seminar

Supporting Children with Dyslexia through Primary and Secondary Education


We are delighted to announce a morning seminar/conference for parents, teachers, guidance counsellors, psychologists and other professionals who support children with dyslexia. Our keynote speaker is Wyn Mc Cormack, who is a mother of 3 sons with dyslexia, is also a guidance counsellor, special education teacher, author of books dealing with dyslexia and who also … Continue reading Supporting Children with Dyslexia through Primary and Secondary Education