Dyslexia Awareness Week

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Tarvin village
Family Film Night - Peter Rabbit
Tomorrow 6:00pm
Tarvin Community Centre
Tarvin village
Film Night - The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
Tomorrow 8:00pm
Tarvin Community Centre
Tarvin village
Tarvin WI - Resolutions Evening & The Yunnan Adventure
30th May 2018 7:00pm
Tarvin Community Centre
Tarvin Online
Art in the Afternoon
5th June 2018 1:30pm
Tarvin Methodist Church

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Tarvin Christmas Festival: Tuesday 22nd May
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Tarvin Webteam: Tuesday 22nd May
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Calling All Keen Tarvin Walkers and Ramblers -
Andy Heaton: Monday 21st May
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Tarvin Community Woodland Trust
John Daines: Monday 21st May
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VET SECURES CASH BOOST FOR DOG CHARITY
Claire Garner: Sunday 20th May
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Alexandra Williams: Saturday 19th May
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The Danny at Sutton Weaver
Cathriona Bourke, Learning and Participation Manager: Saturday 19th May
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Have you seen Maisie the cat?
Alexandra Rachel Williams: Friday 18th May
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Theft from Unattended Motor Vehicle
Ryan Reid, PCSO: Friday 18th May
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May Parish Council Meeting
Tarvin Webteam: Thursday 17th May
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Tarvin Skate Park Campaign
Jo Williams: Thursday 17th May

You might be wondering: do I have dyslexia?

 

dyslexia

The symptoms will differ depending on whether you're a child or younger adult — or an undiagnosed adult. It's especially important to spot dyslexia in schools. Children with dyslexia tend to mix up words — which might mean saying something like 'beddy tear' instead of teddy bear. They may have trouble saying long words and learning the alphabet could be a problem.

Other signs involve not only issues with learning letter names but also with the sounds of words and letters. This means the phonological awareness is poor and they might not be able to answer a question like: 'What word would you have if you changed the 'p' sound in 'pot' to a 'h' sound?

The signs in young adults and adults will be less obvious. They might write more slowly and have problems expressing their knowledge on a subject. If you're experiencing real difficulty with spelling or find yourself trying to hide your work from others this is quite an obvious flag that something is going on.

The theme for Dyslexia Awareness Week 2015 is 'Making sense of Dyslexia' and will raise awareness of things like creating a dyslexia friendly environment and dyslexia awareness in our schools!

You can also get involved by fundraising for the organisation.

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