Read Easy Poole

Susan Ridd

Tel: 07938 041374


About our group:

What is it like to be a coach for Read Easy and how do people feel after they have been coached ? It is so rewarding…

Testimony from a Read Easy Poole reading coach:

What could be more rewarding than helping someone to acquire or improve on a skill that you take for granted? I became a ‘Read Easy’ coach earlier this year. ‘Read Easy’ offered the opportunity to work with a reader on a one-to-one basis, which I thought would be an exciting challenge.

Training and ongoing support from ‘Read Easy’ Poole gave me the tools and confidence to believe that I could rise to that challenge. The months I have spent with my reader have been exciting and enjoyable as we have got to know each other. Working alongside my reader has been such a privilege; I so admire the courage it takes to admit you need help, especially when you are an adult. As a result of her efforts she has made good progress, has gained confidence and self esteem and is now ready to move onto the next stage. I look forward to working with another reader in the not-too-distant future.

Testimony from a reader with Read Easy Poole

“It’s been a life changing experience. Last week I read a book to my grandson, I never read to my children because I couldn’t.”


Another reader from Poole

“I like the one-to- one arrangement. Before when I saw any writing I would panic and not even try to read but now it is different. Read Easy is the best help I have ever had.”




Group News:

May 2018

We are delighted to share the news that our group raised £3500 from Tesco Bags of Help to support the work we do in Poole.


September 2016

We are delighted to share the news that our group has successfully raised £2,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to support the work of Read Easy Poole.Big Lottery Fund