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More Than Reading

“Myths4Life” – The school project of a young TLG supporter

Written by Natalie, the creator of Myths4Life and long-time young supporter of The Literacy Group. When Natalie was tasked with a school project to help serve the community, she instantly thought of TLG and its tutors and learners, some of whom she met during previous...

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Congratulations to Don Proper! 

For the first time in TLG history, one of our students has completed ALL level 1 Milestones, including the Culminating Task. Milestones are the assessments TLG uses to monitor the progress of our students. Group Facilitator, Julie Sigrist says "Don has been one the...

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Tutor Appreciation

We are all very aware of how necessary volunteers are to our communities, how much value they add to our society and how non-profit organizations could not survive without them. Although we know this, are we ever really capable of expressing just how much we...

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Dyslexia …

By guest author Sharon Roberts Dyslexia can be considered an invisible handicap as its symptoms are not readily seen. Often we think of it as just a reversal of letters or as a reading problem. But the reading problem or reversal of letters are only two symptoms of...

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Much, Much More than Reading

Submitted by a volunteer, anonymously A few years ago I agreed to help someone dear to me fill out an application form for university entry and as I did so I realized something; this person was guessing the contents of the fields. He could read a few of the basics --...

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Coming to TLG

Written by Julie Sigrist, Small Group Coordinator Deciding to come to learn at The Literacy Group can be challenging and often times scary. Someone who has always struggled in school is now thinking of getting into a learning situation that could possibly be a repeat...

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