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October 2019

Welcome to DyslexiaLand: population 1 in 5

October 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Welcome to DyslexiaLand: population 1 in 5 This FREE webinar is presented by Cheri Rae, author of Welcome to DyslexiaLand. To register: go to https://tinyurl.com/y6ft7caa

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SIMULATION: a Walk in the Shoes of a Dyslexic

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Arlanza Branch Library, 8267 Philbin Avenue
Riverside, CA United States
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FINAL Simulation flyer October 19 You will have the opportunity to experience activities which demonstrate to you some of the issues experienced by a person who struggles with reading and writing.  This is a hands-on experience that allows you to put yourself in the shoes of a person struggling. Our goal is to provide you with experiences to increase your awareness of the difficulties and frustrations that individuals with dyslexia may encounter every day.  By increasing your consciousness of such…

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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

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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