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Meaningful Conversations: Community Kōrero on Thriving with Dyslexia and Neurodiversity

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Join our community kōrero about thriving with dyslexia and neurodiversity.

In celebration of Dyslexia Awareness Week (5 – 11 October), QLDC Libraries are bringing together six guest speakers for this FREE community event to encourage the conversation around neurodiversity and dyslexia.

Take time to connect with your community, gain tools and knowledge from professionals within the field and hear personal experiences of dyslexia as well as those parenting children with the neurological condition. This event is all about getting the conversation started and raising awareness!

Our guest speakers will donate their time to share information and personal accounts of navigating life with dyslexia and neurodiversity followed by an opportunity for Q&A.

Hear from our guest speakers from the evening:

  • Esther Whitehead – Queenstown-Lakes District Council Councillor, Consultant from Thrivable
  • Chris Cole – Learning Differences Aotearoa Advisor
  • Lisa Leftley – Chief Executive Pivotal Point Charitable Trust
  • Dr Jeremy "Jez" Leftley – Rural Hospital Medicine Specialist
  • Jude Phillips – Aspiring Learners Director and Tutor
  • Kristin Sheppard – Aspiring Learners Director and Tutor

Don’t delay in booking your FREE ticket to this community kōrero as space is limited.

If you would like any further information on this event please contact Natasya from Frankton Library at / 03-441 3680

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