WORLD DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK (WDAW)

#EMBRACEDYSLEXIA  #ILEARNDIFFERENTLY

MONDAY 1 OCTOBER 2018

DYS is TALENT
A Facebook photo/video event on the official WDAW page, showcasing the many talents of people with dyslexia.
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Click here to be involved!

DARE TO DREAM
Donate to DAS, contribute to our DARE TO DREAM fundraising campaign, make the dreams of our students come true!

To make a donation click here!

 TUESDAY 2 OCTOBER 2018

STARTING SCHOOL RIGHT!  A COFFEE MORNING @ DAS INTERNATIONAL
International School Parents are invited to a coffee morning on "Starting School Right"  Join Ana and Veena at Rex House for a coffee and chat and tips on ensuring your child gets the best start to the school year.  9am start.  To Register click here.

SHOUT OUT!
Post a photo, comment, video on our WDAW page to help raise awareness about Dyslexia!

 WEDNESDAY 3 OCTOBER 2018

DAS PARENTS SUPPORT GROUP (PSG) MEETING - HELPING YOUR CHILD WITH DYSLEXIA AND ADHD BEHAVIOUR
In collaboration with RETA, the Register of Educational Therapists (Asia), this PSG meeting will discuss different support strategies for children with learning differences, using unique case studies and solutions. Our guest speaker is Tina Tan, from SPARK. Also presenting are Geetha Shantha Ram and Ashraf Samsudin from DAS. This informative session will be held at Rex House starting at 7pm. 

THURSDAY 4 OCTOBER 2018

SEMINAR FOR PROFESSIONALS AND PARENTS WORKING WITH CHILDREN WITH SPLD @ ONEPEOPLE.SG @ BRADDELL
The Seminar on Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Differences will start at 7pm. Seminar topics include:
     - Dyslexia and Other SpLD's
     - Assessment of Dyslexia and other SpLD's
     - Intervention and Strategies
To register for the seminar click here

DAS TALENT EXHIBITION
Student artwork will be exhibited on the day at ONEPEOPLE.SG @ BRADDELL.  Please visit us on the day to see 'DYS IS TALENT!'  

FREE SCREENING FOR LEARNING DIFFERENCES 3PM TO 5PM
Screening for Primary school children (Aged 6 to 12years) at risk of dyslexia will occur @ ONEPEOPLE.SG @ BRADDELL.
Limited places available - To register your place please call our hotline: 6444 5700 

 FRIDAY 5 OCTOBER 2018

DAS LEARNING CENTRE DRESS UP!
Our Learning centres will be working on a unique artwork for WDAW!  We encourage our students and their families to contribute to this artwork, call your local centre if you would like to help.  We will be posting their artwork from the DAS learning centres on this day.

SATURDAY 6 OCTOBER 2018 

LEARN HELPFUL EXAM AND STUDY SKILLS WITH DAS ACADEMY
Join the Lecturers at DAS Academy as they share tips on how to help your child with study and exams.  
Starting at 10am @ Rex House. To Register click here.

WDAW Screening web

In collaboration with RETA, the Register of Educational Therapists (Asia), this PSG meeting will discuss different support strategies for children with learning differences, using unique case studies and solutions. Our guest speaker is Tina Tan, from SPARK. Geetha Shantha Ram and Ashraf Samsudin from DAS will also be presenting.  This informative session will be held at Rex House starting at 7pm.

 

PSG Helping Your Child Tina Tan 01 min 1

DARE TO DREAM - FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN

This year, DAS will be releasing a pledge card as an initiative to raise funds and offer help to low-income families to access our services. All DAS staff, students and parents will be involved together in this campaign and together with you, we can bring an increased awareness of Dyslexia. Almost 50% of DAS students require funding in order for the child to receive proper educational support and your donation can go further than you think. Donate today to help realise these children's dreams. 

Please consider donating to help our students realise their dreams.  Click here to make a donation!

For more info, please also visit here

 WDAW D2D website 01

 WORLD DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WEEK SEMINAR

Thursday, 4 October 2018 @ 7pm

Click here to register now, limited seats available

Seminar Speaker line-up for each topic:

Scarlet Leong 2

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION TO DYSLEXIA AND OTHER SPLD'S BY 
SCARLET LEONG 

Adelaine Teo 2

 

 

 

 

ASSESSMENT OF DYSLEXIA AND OTHER SPLD'S BY
ADELAINE TEO HUI PING

tanshijia

 

 

 

INTERVENTION AND STRATEGIES BY
TAN SHI JIA

Click here to register now, limited seats available

WDAW Seminar Prof and Parents 2018

 

Click here to register, limited seats available!

DASINT coffee morning OCT link

DYS IS TALENT Period
of
Event
  
 10 September to 10 October 2018

WHAT
to
Submit

 

 

  • A photo of an individual with dyslexia;
    OR

  • A photo that explains or reflects about learning differences;
    OR

  • A photo that links to the event theme - "#Embrace Dyslexia"

    AND

  • A caption explaining the post and the person featured in it and why they have TALENT!

WHERE
to
Submit
  

 

  • INSTAGRAM; OR
  • FACEBOOK PAGE @WorldDyslexiaAwarenessWeek

HOW
to 
Submit 
 

 

 

 

  

  1. Upload the photo/video to Instagram or the WDAW Facebook page
  2. Add a caption about the photo/video or the person featured on it
  3. Include the hashtags #ILearnDifferently
    #EmbraceDyslexia
  4. Tag @dyssg_ 
Any
enquiries?
Please email dian.nadhirah@das.org.sg!