primary school

Primary

 

 

Talks for Teachers

Many teachers are aware of children in their class who struggle when they begin to learn to read and write at primary school.  These sessions aim to give practical help and advice for the different states of primary learning.

The topics addressed include:

    • Ways to recognise difficulties caused by dyslexia.
    • How information from an assessment report can help in classroom planning.
    • Developing Positive Behaviour Supports in the classroom.
    • Strategies for developing visual memory skills in the classroom
    • Using the children's strengths to aid their learning.
    • Raising self-esteem in the classroom.
    • Enabling successful transition to secondary school. 

 

 

Talks  for parents

Many parents of children with dyslexia struggle to know how best to deal with the difficulties their children experience when they begin to read and write at primary school.  These sessions aim to give practical help and advice for the different stages of primary learning.

Topics addressed include:

    • Recognising the impact of dyslexia on your child.
    • Supporting your child with homework.
    • Supporting the development of reading skills.
    • Supporting the development of healthy self-esteem.
    • Making a successful transition to secondary school.
    • Key educational choices such as subject choice at second level.
    • Understanding the Psycho-educational assessment report. 

 

Ideally the session is two hours.   The format combines presentation and discussion and there will be an opportunity for for questions.  Deirdre McElroy is the key presenter at primary.