Encouraging Dyslexic Children to Read.


Harriet Doig, Information Officer with Dyslexia Association of Ireland, will be holding a talk in Portlaoise Library on Thursday 20th November at 6:30 pm. The The talk will be on the subject:

“Encouraging Dyslexic Children to Read: The Benefits of Reading for Pleasure”



Topics covered will include:

·       understanding dyslexia
·       the benefits of reading for pleasure
·       good fiction for primary school children with dyslexia
·       children’s books about dyslexia
·       paired reading
·       use of technology including screen readers, audio books and e-books.

This talk is suitable for parents and teachers.