‘Dyslexia and Me’ Self-Esteem Workshop for Children and Young People
Children with dyslexia often experience anxiety, confusion, and embarrassment when they are diagnosed with dyslexia. These types of feelings often stem from a lack of understanding around what dyslexia is and what it means for the individual child.
This workshop aims to:
The workshop will be run by Amy Smyth, Information and Advocacy Coordinator with the DAI. Amy has a background in law and has previously worked for organisations in the area of widening access to education for young people. Amy is herself Dyslexic and relishes the opportunity to raise awareness of Dyslexia. Amy has a specific interest in the issue of a lack of self-confidence in Dyslexic young people and adults. In addition, Emma Magee, one of our Senior Educational Psychologists will guide the young people through the realities of dyslexia and some useful coping mechanisms.