Good Practice in Dyslexia and Literacy
One Day Conference with keynote speakers, exploring good practice in Dyslexia and Literacy!
Thursday 6th February 2020
10:00am - 4:00pm
Copthorne Tara Hotel
Our Fantastic Line-up of Keynote Speakers!
Dr Susie Nyman
'How to get an A* in English!'
Dr Susie Nyman of Farnborough College, will discuss using multi-sensory teaching techniques to enable students to reach their full potential, sharing her own experiences as a tutor, to highlight this engaging, imaginative talk!
Dr Kathleen Kelly and Sylvia Phillips
'Teaching Literacy to Learners with Dyslexia'
We are delighted to welcome Sylvia Phillips and Kathleen Kelly as they deliver a Masterclass on what is good practice in teaching Literacy to those with Dyslexia, drawing on their expertise, experience and research.
Dr Holly Joseph
'Dyslexia Friendly written Communications'
Dr Holly Joseph from Reading University, will explore dyslexia friendly communications, including specialist fonts styles and their impact on learning.
'Developing Contextualisation Skills'
This session will explore non words, cloze and higher order thinking comprehension and weak decoding challenges.
Dr Paula Clarke
'Equipping teaching assistants with the skills and knowledge needed to deliver individually tailored reading intervention'
Dr Paula Clarke joins us from Leeds University to explore supporting colleagues to deliver reading intervention strategies.