Dyslexia information day

By Mark Andrews | Telford | News | Published:

A range of experts will be offering help and advice to people living with dyslexia at an event this weekend.

Elizabeth Wilkinson

Dyslexia Information Day will be Brookside Central Community Centre in Bembridge on Saturday.

Children's author Mandy E Ward, best for the Cassy Kindly Adventures series, will be among the exhibitors. She now produces books in a special dyslexic font.

Technology trainer David Edwards, local artist Izzy Langford, and author Barbara Rainford will also be attending, while Disability Oswestry and dyslexia assessor Cathy Huckfield will be on hand for advice.

It is the 19th Dyslexia Information Day organised by Elizabeth Wilkinson, a specialist teacher who is dyslexic herself.

Admission is free for the event that takes place between 10am and 2pm.

Mark Andrews

By Mark Andrews

Senior news writer for the Shropshire Star specialising in in-depth features and commentary, investigative reporting and political matters.


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