November 2019

Strengths of Dyslexia

Parents and teachers can support children with learning differences by helping that child become aware of the strengths they have just from the way they think and process information.

People with dyslexia have a tendency to not recognise or acknowledge what they can do well (their strengths).


Their low self esteem makes it even harder to recognise these strengths.

As a parent or teacher, even though we can see the strengths of the child, it is also very easy to get caught up in focusing on the areas of struggle as well. It takes conscious steps to be able to change this mindset and focus on the strengths.

In this article we look at the what those strengths are.

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Thank you very much to Lottery Community Funding for their generous
funding of Learning Differences Aotearoa Trust.

You are helping us make a difference in the community

Growing Stars Workshop

January 2020

Parent workshop - Tuesday 21st January 2020 at 7pm

Children’s workshop – Tuesday 21st January and Wednesday 22nd January 2020 
                                     8.45am to 12.30pm both days

Venue: Tanner Room, Windsor Community Church, 19 Windsor Street, Invercargill

Register by contacting Chris Cole at

To register please complete this registration form. Return the form to or to 39 Swinton Street, Invercargill.

Your child’s place is confirmed once payment has been received. Payment details are on the registration form.

Your contribution makes a difference to the work we provide to support all people who learn differently.

Contact Chris,
Learning Differences Advisor

for any information or help you may need
021 1247538

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