Breaking Barriers
Peer Groups for dyslectics

 


Erilaisten oppijoiden liitto ry
(The Finnish Diverse Learners' Association FINDER)



The Finnish Diverse Learners' Association FINDER


FINDER is the national organisation of people with dyslexia and other specific learning difficulties (diverse learners).



SEMINAR ON EXPERIMENTS AND EXPERIENCES IN TEACHING AND LEARNING WITH DIVERSE LEARNERS


HELSINKI, OCTOBER 4, 2010

Morning at AMIEDU, Finland's leading vocational adult education centre
Lunch at AMIEDU

Afternoon sessions at HERO, Helsinki office of Finder

14:00 - 14:30 Two projects: Lukibussi (Dyslexia Bus) and Lukineuvola (Dyslexia Councelling)
Riitta Hämäläinen, Finnish diverse learners' association FINDER
14:30 - 14:50 Discussion

14:50 - 15:20 Tools to overcome problems in a non-dyslexic society
Marja-Sisko Paloneva, DATERO, ICT centre for special groups

15:20 - 15:50 Coffee and discussion

15:50 - 16:20 LEARNING, Project to Free from Learning Difficulties, especially in prisons Pirjo Poutala, The Probation Foundation

16:20 - 16:40 Discussion

16:40 - 17:10 Learning to Learn, a project
Process and results
Seija Haapasalo, Rehabilitation Foundation