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So CA Tri-Counties Branch of IDA


October 2021

The Dyslexia Dash – throughout October

October 1 @ 6:30 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
$10 – $20

Join us in our 2021 Dyslexia Dash. Get together with some friends and/or family, log how far you walk or run, and send it in to us – perhaps with a photo!! OR – YOU CAN MAKE IT A DOGGIE DASH FOR DYSLEXIA. When you send in your results and perhaps a photo, we will send you a DYSLEXIA BOOKMARK along with a DYSLEXIA BRACELET and some information on Dyslexia. TO REGISTER:  go to https://walkrun4dyslexia.eventbrite.com You can walk 2 blocks,…

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Webinar: Fluency is the Bridge, Comprehension is the Destination

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

FLUENCY IS THE BRIDGE, COMPREHENSION IS THE DESTINATION. We all know fluency is one of the “Big Five” essential components of reading, but do we have a shared understanding of how fluency is specifically essential to comprehension? Fluent reading provides an all-important link between decoding and comprehension, impacting our ability to engage in reading; develop vocabulary, academic language, and content knowledge; and to ultimately deeply comprehend complex text. This session will provide an overview of what fluency is and how…

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A SIMULATION: Walk in the Shoes of a Student with Dyslexia

October 16 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
$10 – $12

A SIMULATION: Walk in the Shoes of a Student with Dyslexia You will have the opportunity to participate in activities that demonstrate to you some of the issues experienced by a person with dyslexia. We will use Rick Lavoie's video, How Difficult Can This Be? along with actual activities you will experience. It is a hands-on experience that allows you to put yourself in the shoes of a person who struggles with reading and/or writng. The activities are similar to…

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