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

Dyslexia Courses for Secondary Teachers


Dyslexia for Mainstream Second-level Teachers Spring 2019 Saturday, 26 January: Carrickmacross, Nuremore Hotel  10.00 – 15.00 Saturday, 2nd February:  Stillorgan Talbot Hotel 10.00 – 15.00 Saturday, 9th February: Carlow Woodford Dolmen Hotel 10.00 – 15.00 This course is designed for two groups of teachers. 1. Teachers who have students with dyslexia in their classes.  Given that dyslexia … Continue reading Dyslexia Courses for Secondary Teachers

iDyslexic Apps


Local man and Tech investor, Brendan Morrissey, has launched a new app to help dyslexic children with their homework, calendar and organisational skills. iDyslexic is a simple social network that allows the child, parent, teacher and case worker log into a secure classroom. It’s also a social network for anyone of any age living with … Continue reading iDyslexic Apps

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