Sunday 17 December 2017

Wexford library to hold free workshops for parents of those with reading difficulties

By Amy Lewis

A series of free workshops for parents of children with reading difficulties will take place in Wexford Library this spring.

Facilitated by Cathriona Mernagh - an expert in childhood learning who has conducted extensive research into teaching reading - the three workshops will take place on Thursday evenings. The first workshop, which will take place on January 21 is now booking. Entitled 'Cracking the code: phonics and high frequency words for beginner readers', it will explore how to help and support a child during the first stages of reading. Phonics, difficult words and helpful books and websites will also be discussed.

The final two workshops will take place on February 11 and March 3. All of them will run from 7.30 p.m. until 9 p.m.

Booking is recommended.

Wexford People

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