Reading Comprehension Strategies For Children With Dyslexia

By Dr Noel Chia

19 March 2016 (Sat)
9:30am to 5:30pm

Seminar Room
Heritage Place, #02-08
21 Tan Quee Lan Street, Singapore 188108


Course Fee: $100.00
Eventbrite Registration Fee: $3.75

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This workshop is targeted at parents and teachers working with children (aged 6 - 10 years) with dyslexia and reading-related difficulties. Dyslexia can have profound effects on children's reading skills, writing skills and sometimes speaking skills. It is essential for parents and teachers to know how dyslexia works and how they could encourage and guide children to improve their reading skills. Reading passages and graded word lists will be provided to participants to help them better understand dyslexia and how to help children with dyslexia.


  • To understand the different reader profiles
  • To identify dyslexia and its effects on children to read and spell
  • To look into the different reading routes and how they affect the way a child with dyslexia reads
  • To learn and use different strategies to help children with dyslexia to read and comprehend text/passages in a reading comprehension
  • To choose appropriate books for children with dyslexia
  • To create passages for structured reading comprehension
  • To be informed of varied resources for teachers and parents of children with dyslexia

About the trainer: Dr Noel Chia

Dr Noel Chia

Dr Noel Chia Kok Hwee, an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Education, holds a doctorate degree in dyslexia. In 2012, he was duly elected into the Omega Gamma Chi Honour Society in recognition of his outstanding scholastic achievement and excellence in special education.

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Minimum – Maximum Number of Participants: 15 – 30 pax

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