21KEC206 Zoom Presentation for Parents/Guardians on how they can Support the Student with Dyslexia at Second Level


Mon 8th February 2021 from 6.30pm-7.30pm   

Many parents of students with dyslexia struggle to know how to support the student at second level as the challenges are different to those experienced at primary level and the present COVID crisis has exacerbated this.    This webinar aims to give practical help and advice.

 The topics addressed include:

·         How dyslexia affects the student at second level

·         How to support the student in the following areas

o   Organisation

o   Note-taking

o   Memory and Learning

o   Reading

o   Writing

o   Spelling and Vocabulary.

·         Key educational choices such as subject choice, language exemptions etc.

·         Resources such as useful websites. 


Wyn McCormack worked as guidance counsellor and special education teacher.  She has designed and presented courses on dyslexia for teachers, parents and students since 1996. She is the author of the Factsheets on Dyslexia at Second Level (2014), Lost for Words 3rd Ed. 2007, and co-author of Dyslexia, an Irish Perspective 2nd Ed 2010

Event Properties

Event Date 08-02-2021 6:30 pm
Event End Date 08-02-2021 7:30 pm
Capacity 80
Registered 78
Cut off date 07-02-2021
Individual Price Free
Speaker Wyn McCormack
Number Hours 1
Location ON-LINE