Week of activities

EDINBURGH City Libraries has a series of events to highlight Dyslexia Awareness Week from Monday, October 31 to Saturday, November 5.

By The Newsroom
Tuesday, 18th October 2011, 1:06 pm

It includes fencing demonstrations by Keith Cook, rapping workshops, help for job seekers and the launch of a new book created by awareness charity Dyslexia Scotland called Dyslexia and Us, featuring personal stories about dyslexia with proceeds from sales going to the organisation.

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Cathy Magee, chief executive of Dyslexia Scotland, says: “We are delighted with the diverse range of activities and events that are planned for this year’s Dyslexia Awareness Week. I would encourage anyone with an interest in dyslexia – whether personally affected by dyslexia or not – to check out the programme.”

Events take place at libraries around Edinburgh. For further details, go to Edinburgh City Council library website, http://talesofonecity.wordpress.com.