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Access To Libraries: Supporting Dyslexic Users [Event Ref. No. TG2/DYSX]

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 20/06/2013
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Location
The Hardy Room at the London Mathematical Society

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This workshop aims to raise awareness of dyslexia and the challenges experienced by dyslexic students and researchers in higher education.

A clinical psychologist and learning support consultant will share their professional experiences of understanding and supporting dyslexic adults through the student learning processes. These insights will be then applied to how staff in research libraries and teaching environments can further help this intelligent yet often misunderstood user group maximise their potential.

Outline Programme:

13.30 – 14.00: Registration with tea, coffee & biscuits

14.00 – 15.00: Understanding the neuroscience of dyslexia by Dr Beverley Steffert

15.00 – 15.30: Dyslexia and educational kinesiology: introduction and exercises by Eleanor May

15.30 – 16.00: Tea/Coffee break

16.00 – 16.45: Dyslexia, structuring creative thinking and the theory of constraints (TOC) in education by Eleanor May

16.45 – 17.00: Question and answer session: application to libraries and research, by Beverley, Eleanor and Paul Allchin

Venue: The Hardy Room at the London Mathematical Society, 57-58 Russell Square, London WC1B 4HS; Website: www.lms.ac.uk 

Please note that there are limited places available for this event.

To book a place please use our online booking form or email the administrator via cpd25@lse.ac.uk

Cost: £100 for members and £150 for other institutions.

Cancellations less than one week before the event will be charged a 50% cancellation fee. In the event of a ‘no-show’ on the day, the full fee will be charged.

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