Conversation about Dyslexia

6:00 PM at Barnes and Noble at the Miller Hill Mall in Duluth, MN, on Tuesday, October22.  Conversation will be driven by the participants that attend.  Topics that are expected to be discussed are signs of dyslexia, potential classroom accommodations, informal assessment verses comprehensive educational evaluation, assistive technology, and more.

 

Workshops

Upcoming Workshops through Duluth Community Ed:

DYSLEXIA:  WHAT A PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW

In this workshop students will learn the definition of dyslexia and reading difficulties including signs/symptoms, accommodations, 504 plans vs. the IEP, and the importance of the paper trail.  Discussion will also include current research, assessment, remediation, and assistive technology.

Location: Denfeld High School                                                                                          When:    Tues. Sept. 25th   ~   6:30-8:30 PM                                                                Cost:      $15.00

To register contact:  Deb Dwyer – 218-340-7393 – dwyers@boreal.org  or http://www.duluthcommunityed.org/

 

DYSGRAPHIA:  WHAT A PARENT NEEDS TO KNOW

This workshop is designed to give parents basic information to help their children succeed in writing.  Dysgraphia, sometimes called disorder of written expression, is a neurology disorder.  We will discuss how to signs/symptoms, assessment, types of remediation, accommodations and technology.  Bring a sample of your child’s writing to class.

Location: Denfeld High School                                                                                        When:    Tues. Oct. 16 ~  6:30-8:30 PM                                                                         Cost:      $15.00

To register contact:  Deb Dwyer – 218-340-7393 – dwyers@boreal.org or http://www.duluthcommunityed.org/

Leveling the Playing Field for Dyslexics

Please join me in signing this petition for Congress to level the playing field for dyslexics in education. The petition was created by the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity.

Dear Deb ,

Thanks for signing our petition, “United States Congress: Legalize Dyslexia: Grant Accommodations to Dyslexic Students..”

Winning this campaign is now in your hands. We need to reach out to as many friends as we can to grow this campaign and win.

Thanks for your support,

Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

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