Cambridge Dyslexia Exhibitors 2013
The below exhibitors will be available for you to talk to throughout the day.
The Cambridgeshire County Council's Parent Partnership Service (PPS) is a service for parents and carers of children and young people with special educational needs. It promotes positive outcomes for children and young people through partnerships between parents, schools, local authority officers and other agencies.
Pinpoint is an independent information, support and involvement network for parents in Cambridgeshire. pinpoint offers parents the opportunity to be involved in shaping services for their children and families.
TextHelp Systems Ltd
TextHelp provides literacy software solutions to children and adults to help those with Dyslexia with reading and writing.
Love Dyslexia are an experienced team of highly specialist Dyslexia teachers. Their aim is to help you overcome your Dyslexia through their range of dyslexia diagnostic assessments and coaching services.
Talk to Love Dyslexia if you are thinking about having an Dyslexia Assessment but are unsure of what is involved or if you would like to find out more about their workplace tuition and courses.
E-Voice Ltd are an assistive technology and training organisation who will be demonstrating software such as Dragon Naturally Speaking, TextHelp, Mindmapping and other assistive technologies. They will be available to talk to you about how the software can work for you and the government funding that is available.
Engaging Eyes is a computer game that helps children to learn to focus their eyes in a fun and interactive way by training both their eyes to converge on a single point.
To read efficiently you need to focus both eyes on the same word, and then track your eyes smoothly across the page. Many children with dyslexia struggle to do this.
If your child has this vision problem then playing Engaging Eyes should improve reading fluency, accuracy and stamina.
Representatives from the Library will be at hand to show their resources and services that are available for Dyslexic readers.
RASP is the first publishing initiative to specialize in dyslexic writers. We accept submissions for publication from writers who identify themselves as dyslexic and offer training on dyslexia and dyslexic writing.
Demonstrating the latest in Mindmapping software, Matchware will be exhibiting Matchware MindView, professional Mind Mapping software that allows you to optimize brainstorming sessions and present ideas visually. MindView's Mind Mapping capabilities are an effective way to organize and develop ideas, outline reports and streamline decision-making. Visit their stand or register a place at their workshop to find out more.
Morgan Learning Solutions
The key to helping your child progress is understanding why reading and spelling have been a challenge so far. Come and talk to us about what you have seen. We will then be able to explain what has been holding your child back and how to change the situation.
CreSTeD is the Council for the Registration of Schools Teaching Dyslexic
Pupils, whose aim is to help parents and also those who advise them, choose
schools for children with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD). CReSTeD
acts as a source of school names which parents can use as their first step
towards making a placement decision which will be critical to their child's
educational future. CReSTeD is a valuable resource for parents, educational
advisers and schools.
DYSPLA will have an exhibition stand and invite dyslexics to come along and say "Hi" . If you show up at their stand with a handwritten letters for this years DYSPLA FESTIVAL, they will exhibit it at the DYSPLA GALA on the 11th November. Here are some examples from last year writers. You will also be able
to purchase tickets to this years exclusive DYSPLA FESTIVAL and find out more about why DYSPLA celebrates Dyslexic Storymakers.
Leading stockist of practical specialist classroom materials for dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia, ADHD, and ASD. Publishers of Removing Dyslexia as a Barrier to Achievement, and Taking the Hell out of Homework. Make us your first stop for all your Special Needs.
Wordswell is a group of speech and language therapists dedicated to developing the communication skills of children and adults in the Easter Region from Downham Market, King's Lynn, Swaffham and Peterborough to St Neots, Cambridge and Newmarket to Bury St Edmunds and Stowmarket with an administrative base in Ely, Cambridgeshire.
Crossbow Education's goal is to provide dyslexia and visual stress supplies to all who need them, whether at school, at home, at University or in the workplace. We have offices in the UK and the USA, and have the world's widest range of classroom resources for Visual Stress (Meares-Irlen) syndrome.
CALSC Mastering Memory
Mastering Memory has been used since 1996 to help children and adults learn successful memory strategies that can work in real life. The heart of Mastering Memory lies in the discussion between the teacher or parent and the child. This is guided by the Manual which contains chapters on memory strategies and transfer and generalisation to real life. The Mastering Memory software allows you to explore and discuss approaches to remembering visual and auditory sequential memory challenges.