The Dyscovery Centre is part of the School of Psychology, Early Years & Therapeutic Studies at the University of South Wales. The Centre provides clinical services aimed at helping children and adults with Dyspraxia (also known as Developmental Coordination Disorder), Dyslexia, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Autistic Spectrum Disorders. The Centre also conducts research and provides consultancy services and training, from courses aimed at raising awareness right up to Masters degree level.
The Dyscovery Centre is hosting a conference on Thursday 21st November on ‘Co-occurrence and Overlap in Developmental Disorders’ - Implications for Educational and Workplace Settings. For more information click here.
Dr Catherine Purcell, a post-doctoral researcher at the Centre has secured a research grant to explore how children with and without developmental disorders can learn about road safety more effectively. For more information click here.
For any adult with specific learning difficulties going to college or university can be a challenge. Through her new book - "How to Succeed in College and University with Specific Learning Difficulties: A guide for students, educators and parents " - Professor Amanda Kirby identifies routes to success in both education and socially. For more information click here
DYSLANG - The Dyscovery Centre is taking part in the Dyslang project with European partners to produce an online training course for teachers supporting a multilingual child with dyslexia. Following a highly successful pilot, the modules are currently undergoing revision and will shortly be available to download from this site. In the meantime, the pilot modules are still available by logging into www.dyslang.eu. There is also a summary booklet of the modules which can be posted out on receipt of a stamped self-addressed A4 size envelope: 90p for 1st class postage, 69p for 2nd class.