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Valk&Uil: Dutch dyslexia training and consultancy agency


Valk&Uil: Dutch dyslexia training and consultancy agency



Its business is concerned with training and coaching on how to cope with dyslexia.
Valk&Uil focuses on specific target groups: dyslexic adults, professionals surrounding the dyslectic adult (e.g. teachers ),
the study support and work support organisations. Valk&Uil gives awareness training, training in how to support dyslexic persons and gives advice on how to set up a dyslexia-friendly policy.

In the project Valk&Uil will support the further development of a practical dyslexia training package to fit the vocational education environment in Dutch prisons. (From English literature it appears that 30% of juvenile offenders suffer from dyslexia) In order to help the awareness of the problems concerned with dyslexia and create a support program, it can help offenders to find a more positive way back to society.