Storying Sheffield

Debate Dyslexia: Tues 23 Oct 7pm


Part of Sheffield’s Off The Shelf Festival of Words, this event will explore some key issues affecting the understanding of dyslexia.
Taking part in this debate are Simon Heywood – storyteller, folklorist, and creative writing tutor, Shonaleigh – a dyslexic storyteller and author, Sara Brown – poet and author, and Deborah Stevenson – a poet and teacher at the University of Nottingham. The debate will be chaired by Brendan Stone – an academic at the University of Sheffield and leader of Storying Sheffield.
Dyslexia is a specific difficulty in reading, spelling and/or written language and is identified as a disability in the Equality Act 2010. It is estimated that 10% of the British population are dyslexic.
Debate Dyslexia
Tues 23rd Oct 7pm
Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James Street, S1 [map]
Admission free.
No need to book.

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