Signs and Symptoms of different Special Educational Needs
September 25th (7pm)
Facilitator: Annette Ormond
An overview of Special Educational Needs in order to help identify children at risk of dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism, ADHD, mental health issues etc.
This workshop will explore the signs and symptoms of the most commonly occurring general and specific learning difficulties.
Suggestions for how to proceed when concerns arise and strategies to support the pupils will be outlined.
Presenter Biography- Annette Ormond, Grad Dip. SEN, M.Ed ASN.
I am a primary teacher working in schools for the past seventeen years. I am a passionate lifelong learner and am currently completing a Masters in Educational Leadership through Waterford Institute of Technology and studying towards a degree in psychology. I have completed many different courses in the area of educating children with Special Educational Needs and I have significant and varied experience in the area. I believe wholeheartedly in the difference we can make in the lives of people with many additional needs through our understanding and our knowledge. I worked with the Dyslexia Association of Ireland for eight years and was awarded the IATSE Testimonial and Award for excellence in Support Teaching in 2017 when studying in University College Dublin and the Louise Madigan Bursary Award for research in education in 2021.