Free Information Session
If you would like to learn more about reading, writing and spelling
difficulties and the help that is available for people of all ages who are
struggling with these skills, you are invited to attend an information
session at Veitch Wellness Centre on Sunday,
February 6, from 4:00 – 5:00.
Sheila Rowe, Speech-Language Pathologist andAssociate-in-
Training with the Academy of Orton-Gillingham
Practitioners and Educators, will be sharing
information on the program that is offered for
difficulties with reading, spelling and writing.
What is Dyslexia? Students with dyslexia experience
difficulties with language skills such as reading, spelling,
writing, and pronouncing words. It is referred to as a
learning disability because dyslexia can make it very
difficult for a student to succeed academically in the typical/
traditional classroom. (Ontario Branch of the International
What does it look like? Some of the symptoms of dyslexia include
slow or inaccurate reading, poor spelling, poor writing, or mixing up
similar words. Some children manage to learn early reading and
spelling skills, but run into problems around grades 3 and 4 as the
language demands become more challenging.
Please contact Veitch Wellness Centre, 3 Union
Street, Corner Brook, at 634-4882 for more