Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group

The GDSG is here to help support people living with dyslexia

COMPANY OVERVIEW


The objectives of the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group (GDSG) are to see Gibraltar as a dyslexia friendly society that will enable all dyslexic people to reach there full potential. We also hope to represent the needs of dyslexic people on leaving school, in higher education and in the workplace so that they can achieve academically and socially.

How to recognise it, deal with it and diagnose it. We also want to support those families who have family members who are dyslexic, irrespective of age, gender, and religious belief and sexual preference.

We hope:

To create Public Awareness:
- By providing a platform for visiting specialists – lecturers.
- Through Discussion Groups
- Through the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group’s library
- To offer information, guidance, help and advice through the media

To provide diagnosis
- Through organising provision of assessments of individual children/ - adults for individuals requiring such.

Educational Programmes:
- Organise the provision of dyslexic educational programmes by specialists for individuals requiring the like.
- Formation of Group to lobby with the Gibraltar Department of Education/ Government School system i.e. to raise awareness to the issue of dyslexia and promote equality of opportunity in education for ALL children
- To encourage education, health and social services to fulfill their duties and responsibilities in making provision for children with special needs.

Membership
Any member of the public can gain membership, who is interested in the objectives of the Group and who applies to become a member. The decision of the Committee upon any such application shall be final.

EMPLOYEES


Stuart Byrne

stuart.byrne@dyslexia.gi


Full Contact Details


Help and support for people living with Dyslexia

72 Prince Edward's Road PO Box 1359

Tel: 20078509

FREEPHONE: 8099

Mobile : 54007924

Email: info@dyslexia.gi

www.dyslexia.gi

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OTHER DETAILS


We have a number of different resources for our members at the John Macintosh Hall Library. Please ask at the decks for the Gibraltar Dyslexia Support Group library when entering JMH Library.

Here is a list of book that are on offer:

- Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction (Mind Maps for Kids) by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- Mind Maps at Work: How to Be the Best at Work and Still Have Time to Play by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- Rev Up for Revision (Mind Maps for Kids) by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- Mind Maps for Kids: An Introdu

- Mind Maps for Kids: An Introduction (Mind Maps for Kids) by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- Mind Maps at Work: How to Be the Best at Work and Still Have Time to Play by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- Rev Up for Revision (Mind Maps for Kids) by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- Mind Maps for Kids: Max Your Memory and Concentration by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- The Ultimate Book of Mind Maps by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- Dyslexia: A Teenager’s Guide by Sylvia Moody; Paperback;

- Dyslexia: How to Survive and Succeed at Work by Sylvia Moody; Paperback;

- Mind Maps in a Week (In a Week) by Tony Buzan; Paperback;

- Reading by the Colors: Overcoming Dyslexia and Other Reading Disabilities Through the Irlen Method by Helen Irlen; Paperback;

- Dyslexia: Surviving and Succeeding at College by Sylvia Moody; Paperback;

- How to Detect and Manage Dyslexia: A Reference and Resource Manual by Philomena Ott; Paperback

- Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level by Sally E. Shaywitz; Paperback;

- Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adolescence by Edward M. Hallowell; Paperback;

- You Mean I’m Not Lazy, Stupid or Crazy?!: The Classic Self-help Book for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder by Kate Kelly; Paperback;

- ADD in the Workplace: Choices, Changes and Challenges by Kathleen G. Nadeau; Paperback;

- A.D.D. and Creativity: Tapping Your Inner Muse by Lynn Weiss; Paperback;

- Living with ADD: Workbook for Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder (New Harbinger Workbooks) by M. Susan Roberts; Paperback;

- New Attention Deficit Disorder in Adults Workbook, The by Lynn Weiss; Paperback;

- The Adult Dyslexic: Interventions and Outcomes by David McLoughlin; Paperback;

- Dyslexia in the Workplace (Dyslexia Series (Whurr)) by Diana Bartlett; Paperback;

- What Does Everybody Else Know That I Don’t? by Michele Novotni; Paperback;

- Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy: The Special Education Survival Guide by Peter W. D. Wright; Paperback;

- A Dr. Spot Casebook: Brian Has Dyslexia (Dr. Spot’s Casebook) by Jenny Leigh; Paperback;

- Manage Your Dyslexia: Organise Your Thinking and Learning (Lynda Hudson’s Unlock Your Life Audio CDs for Children): Organise Your Thinking and Learning … Unlock Your Life Audio CDs for Children) by Lynda Hudson; Unknown Binding;ction (Mind Maps for Kids) by Tony Buzan; Paperback;
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