COPD awareness stand, 5th November 2021

The Breathe Easy Society have met today ahead of World COPD day (17th November) to spread awareness and stress the importance of lung health and support services. COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) is a progressive condition that can make everyday tasks a challenge. It occurs when the lungs become inflamed, damaged[…]

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World Dyslexia Awareness Day – 8th October, 2021

Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent word reading and spelling. Characteristic features of dyslexia are difficulties in phonological awareness, verbal memory and verbal processing speed. Other difficulties may be seen in aspects of language, motor co-ordination, mental calculation, concentration and personal[…]

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Dyslexia Awareness Week

Dyslexia Awareness week, the Thursday of which marks dyslexia awareness day (7th), allows the opportunity to explore dyslexia. It highlights the need for diagnostic assessments, particularly in the school environment when it often remains undetected, and for targeted support. https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/support-us/awareness-events/dyslexia-awareness-week

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CovidFit – Mental Well-being

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on people all over the world with implications for individual and collective health; as well as emotional and social functioning.  Uncertainty about the virus itself, disease prognosis, vaccination and vulnerable relatives coupled with worry about availability of resources, safety of frontline responders[…]

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