“Once Upon a Time …” – Reading to Children Makes Them Happy and Smart!

Winter is coming … It’s time to cuddle up with stories and let your the imagination run wild.

Exciting, funny, disturbing, romantic and sometimes sad … For hundreds of years, stories have provided entertainment for all age groups. Stories are of great importance in the development of our children as they not only arouse emotions but also allow us to access empathy. We put together a collection of exciting links, events and get you thinking about what reading aloud could do for you and your children.

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This Weeks Top Dyslexia & Dyscalculia Events

 by Daniela Sherer

GroOops – 3 day fundamentals training

October 8thOctober 10th

Experiential 3-day workshop

You will join like-minded individuals for a three-day therapeutic, coach/ mentoring programme addressing the Emotional Repercussions of Dyslexia.  This is a skills training workshop based in a tranquil, harmonious setting that nurtures personal and professional wellbeing.

We will be focusing specifically on integrating the learning from our GroOops Dyslexia Aware Counselling experience, developing your personal practice further and direct you in ways to benefit your client base in new and innovative ways. You will leave this workshop with improved clarity and confidence to incorporate new understanding and skills into your clients’ lives.

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Weekly Roundup: Events & The End of Dyslexia!

Weekly Top Dyslexia & Dyscalculia Events

Every week we update our events calendar finding the best English-speaking events globally about learning difficulties. So wherever you are in the world you can find help and get answers to any questions you may have from professionals.

If you are running an event and would like to add it to our calendar please do get in touch!

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Weekly Roundup: Events & Learning to Read in Later Life.

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This Weeks Top Dyslexia & Dyscalculia Events

Just a little reminder that we keep a weekly updated calendar of dyslexia, dyscalculia and EdTech events across the UK and sometimes further afield! We’d like to try to have a comprehensive list of everything that’s happening, so if we have missed your event we would love to hear from you!

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Upcoming Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and EdTech Conferences 2018

Looking to connect with other dyslexia and dyscalculia therapists, educators, psychologists? Or wanting to exchange experiences with other parents of children with learning disabilities? There are a number of conferences coming up in 2017 focused on dyslexia and dyscalculia. Have a look at the list below!

 

CW Austin Learning Disabilities Conference

February 3rd – Los Angeles, USA

Our Mission is to educate, support, and facilitate information between parents, teachers, and helping professionals about the signs, symptoms, treatment, and remediation resources available for dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, autism, and the mental health issues that often co-exist with these conditions in the Greater Baton Rouge Area.

Dyslexia Association of Singapore – Preschool Seminar 2018

March 16th – Singapore, SG

Back by popular demand for the 6th year, the Preschool Seminar 2018 is a seminar organised by Preschool professionals from Specialised Educational Services (SES), a division of the Dyslexia Association of Singapore.

Preschool practitioners from the Dyslexia Association of Singapore will share about educating the young ones and also tips and tricks to support the weaker learners. Featuring two keynote speakers who will discuss transitioning to primary school as well as social skills for children, the Preschool Seminar 2018 also includes 4 breakout workshops in various topics.

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Greater Manchester Dyslexia Workshop

Last week we were part of a very exciting workshop in Manchester, hosted by Roger Broadbent from the Dyslexia Institute UK. The workshop was full of exciting ideas on how to help people who struggle with dyslexia in the Greater Manchester area and beyond. Dybuster was invited to the event to talk about our software Calcularis, software aimed at challenging the difficulties that come with dyscalculia and mathematical anxieties. We spoke about the lesser-known learning difficulty dyscalculia, the problems that come with it in everyday life and how Calcularis can be used to help overcome it.

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Weekly Roundup: Greater Manchester Dyslexia Workshop & Augmented Reality

Greater Manchester Dyslexia Workshop

Last week we were part of a very exciting workshop in Manchester, hosted by Roger Broadbent from the Dyslexia Institute UK. The workshop was full of exciting ideas on how to help people who struggle with dyslexia in the Greater Manchester area and beyond. Dybuster was invited to the event to talk about our software Calcularis and the lesser-known learning difficulty dyscalculia. Claro Software, Lexable and Matchware also joined us; it was a great pleasure to hear them speak about their programs and what they can do for those with dyslexia. There will be a full article released later this week about the day’s events, conversations and the EdTech that was presented to us.

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Weekly Roundup: Top Dyslexia, Dyscalculia Events & Alternative Teaching Methods

Top Dyslexia & Dyscalculia Events This Week!

On the 2nd November we will be presenting our software Calcularis, for those with mathematical difficulties and dyscalculia, at the Greater Manchester Dyslexia Workshop. It looks to be a day packed with exciting talks about the very latest ideas on dyslexia and we certainly cannot wait to meet everyone and listen to what they have to say.

Click here to find out more about the event!

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IMPROVING LIVES: Autism and Learning Difficulties

Last week we were in Manchester at Improving Lives: Autism and Learning Difficulties, a conference by Open Forum Events. It was a true eye-opener and gave us a true understanding of current thinking on the topics from a huge list of expert speakers who have an incredible amount of first-hand experience and knowledge. Not only were there many professionals at the event, but people also shared their amazing and inspiring success stories that showed us how it can be made possible and what needs to be done for a better future of neurodiversity. In this article we have highlighted some of the talks from the event, it was difficult to choose, as the day was crammed with incredible presentations.

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