Read Easy charity expands its reach into Lymington and New Milton
A CHARITY which helps adults who struggle to read will be in Lymington this week.
The team from Read Easy Southampton & Isle of Wight is expanding its reach into the Lymington and New Milton areas.
This award-winning organisation, which provides one-to-one coaching and currently helps 56 people to improve their reading skills, is also looking for more coaches.
Team leader Nick Mabey said: “Adults who cannot read miss out on many opportunities and face an enormous struggle throughout their life.
“Read Easy coaches are paired with an individual needing support and meet with them twice a week, for 30 minutes, in approved venues.
“Coaches receive free online training and have help and support from a local coordinator throughout the process. No teaching background is needed. Anyone who can read fluently can become a coach.”
Read Easy coach Lucy Fitzsimmons added: “I wanted to try a new challenge and becoming a coach has been fantastic – I’m doing something that is making a real difference. I can honestly say it’s one of the best things I’ve ever done.”
Read Easy will be at Lymington library on Wednesday 15th November, 9.30am-1.15pm.
For more information, see www.localgiving.org/charity/read-easy-southampton-IOW
Those who would like to coach should email firstname.lastname@example.org