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WEBINAR: Supporting Employees with Dyslexia

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  • Region: Nationwide
  • Venue: Crowne Plaza Christchurch

(Free for HRNZ members) This personal development webinar will cover the nature of learning differences such as dyslexia.

If you are a member of HRNZ, please log in through the HRNZ website to access your member discount.

All pricing includes GST.

Standard Fee:

  • HRNZ Member = free (for a limited number)
  • Non-member = $69.00

This webinar covers the nature of learning differences like dyslexia. It covers both the challenges and the special talents that dyslexic people often demonstrate. It also covers the latest findings about how best to support staff with dyslexia to get the most from them. With the correct support staff with dyslexia could be your most talented staff members.

Attendees will learn about the 10% of the workforce who have been misunderstood and often sidelined from success because of their challenges with text. Participants will come away with a set of tools to better manage a key part of the workforce.

Facilitated by Mike Styles - Primary Industry Training Organisation

Mike Styles in the National Specialist Literacy and Numeracy for the Primary Industry Training Organisation and an authority on dyslexia in adults. He has led national research projects into how to best support adults with dyslexia in education, training and the workplace and has resented the findings in conferences in the United Kingdom Europe and Australia. Mike is currently contracted to Ako Aotearoa to develop a quality mark for dyslexia support in tertiary education institutions.

The Primary Industry Training Organisation is the ITO responsible for setting standards and arranging training for the primary industry workforce. The Primary ITO won the Diversibility award in 2018 at the Diversity Works Awards.

All personal development events are subject to HRNZ Terms and Conditions.

Registrations close 10:00am the day of the webinar.

Cancellation Policy

An appropriate substitute participant is welcome any time before the webinar starts. Please let us know the replacement's name. If you have booked on a member price and a non member is to attend in your place you will be invoiced for the difference in price.

A refund of fees will be made if a cancellation is received in writing at least 10 working days prior to the commencement of the webinar.

Regrettably, no refunds can be made for cancellations received after this date and you are liable for the full cost of attendance at the webinar.