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It’s easy with Read Easy!

About one adult in six in the UK today struggles with reading. There are many reasons why some people find it difficult to learn to read when they are children, but the really good news is that it’s never too late to learn!

It’s one-to-one!

Given the right support, anybody can learn to read quite quickly and easily if they want to - and it doesn’t mean going back to class. Read Easy will provide all those who want to learn to read with a volunteer to help them, a special book to teach them and a comfortable place to meet at a time to suit them both. It’s easy!

How long will it take?

Reading sessions last half an hour and take place twice a week. Some people complete the course in as little as six months, while others take more than a year. The important thing is that everyone can work at their own pace without feeling rushed.

Where do we meet?

Readers and their coaches will be given a choice of places to meet, so that they can choose somewhere that suits them both. All our reading sessions take place in quiet, discreet venues, so that people can work without being overlooked, but where there will always be other people around.

Who can learn?

Read Easy is suitable for any adult who either can’t read or who lacks confidence with reading. It’s a flexible, confidential, one-to one scheme, so that you can learn quietly and comfortably at your own pace.

Who can volunteer to help?

Anyone who can read fluently themselves can apply to become a volunteer reading coach on the scheme. After an initial selection procedure, volunteers will be given training and then matched up with those who want to learn.

What book will we use?

Read Easy coaches and their readers use Turning Pages, which is designed to enable anyone who can read to teach someone else. It’s clearly laid out, fun to use and designed to help anyone aged from 8 to 80, including anyone with dyslexia.

Get in touch

If you know someone who wants to learn to read, or if you can read and would like to teach someone else (no experience needed)… we’d love to hear from you.

Please contact: Clarisse Reaux t: 07742 261216 e: clarisse@readeasy.org.uk

www.readeasy.org.uk


by Nikki Davies