What's still to come....
...bear in mind that the whole branch is run by volunteers - people like you! If you think you would like to help with the branch, why not contact us - there are always various roles and small jobs that can help everything run that bit more smoothly, or means that we can achieve more...........
-We have move now - The branch have move to it new premises at The Old School Old School House Westhill Aberdeenshire AB32 6TY we are looking forword in see you they
-New resources - We will be purchasing some new technology for our re-launch in Jan 2016. We are hoping to be able to demonstrate new Apps and programmes to aid reading and writing.
-drop in sessions -We are planning to have drop in sessions at our new facility at westhil to discuss anything to do with dyslexia and to discuss about technology to learn and be demonstrated and how to use it to listen and discuss about any concerns or help you may need
- DSNE leaflets - Our new leaflets are being designed by XdysleX and will be printed soon.
- Adult recruitment - we are very aware of out low adults with dyslexia numbers. Can you help?! Do you know someone that might be interested in coming along to find out more about dyslexia or our branch? We hope to start a new format for our open groups - several topic tables with someone to discuss specific issues (over a coffee of course!)...watch out for our Dyslexia Cafe idea!
- Dyslexia Education Workshops - we hope to develop a sequence of interactive workshops for parents/carers, individuals with dyslexia and professionals who are looking for more information and support. These workshops would aim to explain common issues relating to dyslexia, how to use individuals' strengths and develop useful skills. Watch this space!
- Local Awareness Raising Events - the November awreness week was a huge success for the branch holding stall in The Bonnaccord Centre, Dyce airport and Jamie Oliver's retaurant. We hope to continue to increase our local branch profile in Grampian, promoting greater public awareness of dyslexia. We hope to have future events focusing on adult needs, dyslexia & visual issues and promote integration of technology in education. Check the Calendar for forthcoming events.