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Advocacy In Action Event

Tipperary Dyspraxia Association & Tipperary Dyslexic Peer Support Groups

“Making Tipperary a great place for children and young people to grow up”

Following up on the very successful ‘Advocacy & Awareness Event’  held on November 11th 2016, at the Horse & Jockey Hotel Thurles, Co. Tipperary; the Tipperary Dyspraxia Association & Tipperary Dyslexia Support Groups (which are funded and facilitated by North Tipperary LEADER Partnership (NTLP) under their ‘Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme’ (SICAP), have organised ‘Advocacy In Action’.

This event will provide a platform for everyone with an interest in hidden disabilities, to come along and highlight the challenges facing children and young people with dyslexia and/or dyspraxia and how same can be addressed.

This information will feed into the Children & Young Peoples Services Committee Work Plan 2017-2019. This upcoming event will take place on Friday evening next April 28th 2017, beginning sharp at 7.00pm, in the Moycarkey Borris Sports Complex, situated on the Ballybeg Road, Littleton, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.

Agenda Includes:-
Speaker 1: Mr Donald Ewing, Head of Psychological & Educational Services Dyslexia Ireland
Speaker 2: M/s Aine O’Dea, Hamna Shida Psychological Services (to be confirmed).

There will be a Tea/Coffee Break, with a division into small discussion groups facilitated by Stephanie Duffy from Focus Facilitation. This discussion will later be summarized by feeding back findings from each small group, thus evaluating ideas towards what should be the next steps to be put into practise.

For further information: Tel: 0504 90579 or email: treception@ntlp.ie.
You can follow on Facebook @ Tipperary Dyspraxia & Tipperary Dyslexic Support Groups

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