Dyspel's first International Symposium/Workshop weekend

February 18 & 19 2006

 

Dyspel organises its first International Symposium/Workshop weekend on dyslexia.

Parents, teachers, teaching assistants and other specialists are welcome to attend different workshops on Saturday and/or Sunday mornings from 10.30 until 12.00.

 

 

Our Patron, Her Royal Highness Grand Duchess Maria Teresa will attend the 'Scéance Académique' on Saturday the 18th of February 2006 at 14.30 hrs.

 

 

Keynote speaker Dr. Henning Rosenkötter, from Germany

Früherkennung und Prävention von Lese- Rechtschreibschwierigkeiten.

(Early recognition of dyslexia) - in German.

 

 

Workshops held by specialists from Luxembourg, Germany, Austria, the UK, Poland and the Czech Republic.

 

Workshop 1: The dyslexia friendly school  

Mag. Hermine Posch - Austria (in English on Saturday and in German on Sunday).

 

Workshop 2: Lesen üben / Rechtschreiben üben – zu Hause und in der Schule.  Dr. Gero Tacke – Germany (in German).

 

Workshop 3: Foreign language learning – tips for parents.

Karen White – UK/Austria (in English).

 

Workshop 4:

4a: Multisensorisches lernen von Fremdsprachen.

4b: Multilingualism, a challenge for dyslexics.

Tilly Weber Luxembourg (in French on Saturday, German on Sunday).

 

Workshop 5: Parents of dyslexic children in stress.  How to cope with problems and what to do to avoid them.

Doc. Marie Cerna & Dr. Iva Strnadova  - Czech Republic (in English).

 

Workshop 6: To be decided but probably 2 different workshops.

Hubert Marx - Luxembourg (in Luxembourgish).

 

Workshop 7: To be decided

Louise McDowell Luxembourg (in English)

 

Workshop 8: To be decided

Amina Kafai – Luxembourg (in English)

 

Workshop 9: Experiencing Dyslexia.

Prof. Dr. Marta Bogdanowicz & Alicja Kasica-Nowakowska – Poland (in English)

 

 

 

 Information stands from other Organisations working in the field of dyslexia, AD(H)D, autism etc. will be open for information.

 

Dates:  18 and 19 February 2006 

Times:  Workshops 10.30 – 12.00h

Venue:  To be decided - Plateau de Kirchberg

Price:    Free entrance for all

 

 

 

 

 

 

Keynote speaker: Dr. med. Henning Rosenkötter

 

Früherkennung und Prävention von Lese- Rechtschreibschwierigkeiten.

 

Dr. Rosenkötter ist Kinderarzt, Entwicklungsneurologe und Familientherapeut.  Er leitet das Sozialpädiatrische Zentrum im Klinikum Ludwigsburg.  Ausbildung in Köln, Freiburg, Basel, Heilbronn.  Einige Schwerpunkte der Arbeit sind die Sprachentwicklung, Lernstörungen und auditive Wahrnehmungsstörungen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mag. Hermine Posch

 

 

 

Dr. Gero Tacke

Lesen üben / Rechtschreiben üben – zu Hause und in der Schule.

studierte Psychologie, Pädagogik und Pholosophie in Mainz und Heidelberg.  Er ist Leiter der Schulpsychologischen Beratungsstelle Tauberbischofsheim (Deutschland).  Seine Tätigkeiten in Bezug aud Dyslexie: Beratung von und Fortbildungsveranstaltungen für Eltern une Lehrer, Entwicklung von Übungsmaterialien, Durchführung von Forschungsprojekten, Publikationen von Übungsmaterialien und wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten

 

Karen White, B.ED.

Foreign language learning – tips for parents.

Trainer for dyslexic children.  Grew up in England but has been living is Austria for over ten years.  She spent one year in Germany teaching English in a Montesori school.  Now she teaches English to all ages at all levels.  She has many pupils for extra tuition.

 

Tilly Weber

Multisensorisches lernen von Frendsprachen.

Multilingualism, a challenge for dyslexics.

War die letzten 10 Jahre Grundschullehrerin der 5. und 6. Schulstufe in Luxemburg.  Zur zeit ist Sie Sekundarschullehrerin für Kinder mit Lernproblemen. 

 

Doc. Marie Cerna & Dr. Iva Strnadova

Parents of dyslexic children in stress.  How to cope with problems and what to do to avoid them.

Doc. Cerna is the Vice-Dean for International and Public Relations at the Charles University in Prague, Faculty of education.  Doc. Marie Cerna also lectures at the Department of Special Education.

Dr. Iva Strnadova is senior lecturer at the Department of Special Education in the field of specific learning disabilities and assessment and counseling.

 

Hubert Marx

 

Louise McDowell

 

Amina Kafai

 

Prof. Dr. Marta Bogdanowicz

Experiencing Dyslexia.

Prof. Dr. Bogdanowicz is a clinical psychologist for children.  She works at the Institute of Psychology and is director at the University of Gdansk.