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October 2019

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

October 24 @ 6:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive
Chino Hills, CA 91709 United States
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The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia A video that clears up the misconceptions of dyslexia and also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it. Listen to Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz, co-directors of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity, as they discuss how scientific advances illuminate the diagnosis and treatment of dyslexia. Dr. Bennett Shaywitz explains how the advances in funtional magnetic resonance imaging have made visible what previously was a hidden disability.  Dr. Sally Shaywitz…

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November 2019

Webinar- Foundational Reading Skills

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Students must develop the foundational skills necessary to become proficient readers. Standards define what foundational reading skills students should be able to do (K-5), but standards do not tell teachers how to teach. Learn the predictors of reading success and how to implement effective, research-based strategies to accelerate reading development. The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) describe a vision of what it means to be a literate person in the 21st century. The English Language Arts anchor standards define what…

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Reading, Literacy and Learning: Annual IDA Conference

November 7 - November 10

Join IDA for a fantastic conference on all aspects of dyslexia. Theme of conference:  Paving the Way for Structured Literacy.  Location:  Portland Oregon - at the Oregon Convention Center. General conference site -  click here Fees vary from Early Bird IDA Member Rate of $499 to Onsite Nonmember Rate of $699.  Fees are also available for one-day plus exhibits, just exhibits, virtual conference, exhibit hall only.  Click here for more information. The website contains information on hotels as well as…

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December 2019

Webinar: Practical Strategies for Spelling

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Webinar:  Practical Strategies for Teaching Spelling to Struggling Spellers Description: This webinar will provide participants with strategies they can use immediately in their teaching to help struggling spellers understand English orthography. Speakers: Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D. Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ed.D. is an author and co-founder of the Dyslexia Training Institute. Dr. Kelli is a certified special education advocate assisting parents and children through the Individual Education Plan (IEP) and 504 Plan process. Dr. Kelli has studied Structured Word Inquiry, the Orton-Gillingham approach,…

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January 2020

Casino Night

January 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Canyon Crest Winery, 5225 Canyon Crest Dr., Suite 7A
Riverside, CA 92507 United States
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Join us for a fun evening playing poker, blackjack or craps.  If you don't know how to play, the dealers are there to help you learn.  It is SOOO much fun - come and join us.  At the same time, you will be helping the Tri-Counties Branch of IDA earn money to continue serving our mission of helping students who learn differently. LOCATION:  We are meeting in the Canyon Crest Winery at the Canyon Crest Towne Centre.  There are many…

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