The Reader Organisation’s partnership with Liverpool LACES, which focuses upon reading at home and encouraging Looked After Children to take up reading in their free time.
Here’s C’s story:
C had suffered a lot of neglect in his early life and was falling badly behind at school. His carers were also very concerned about his possible autism … Read more
“The reading group gets it out in the open. Whatever is hidden up and out – if you have got feelings put down they have got to come up and out otherwise your head would explode.”
Lesley Tinsley joined the reading group at Upstairs@83 in July 2009 when it was initially set up as part of one … Read more
Louise Jones, Get Into Reading group member, Birkenhead
“Before joining a Get Into Reading group I spent most of my time in a hospital bed (I have Asperger’s Syndrome) as the stress of the outside world was just too much, sending my blood sugar through the roof… and into a hospital. I am no mathematician but … Read more