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September 2020

Zoom event – HomeSchooling Children with Dyslexia

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Kathy Kuhl offers creative solutions for parents teaching children with learning challenges. She provides parents resources, support, and insight. She's a veteran homeschooler and former teacher.  She knows the help you need. Click here to check out her flyer --- Homeschool Support Series - Kathy Kuhl

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October 2020

Watch Party: Video — “Embracing Dyslexia”

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

Embracing Dyslexia is a thoughtful and moving exploration of dyslexia from an insider’s perspective, weaving together interviews with parents, adult dyslexics, researchers, educators and experts to provide an accurate portrayal of a learning difference that affects between 15-20% of the population. Parents share emotional stories of their frustration over failing to understand why their children were struggling with reading, writing, and spelling and the life-altering impact the word dyslexia had on their lives. Adult dyslexics courageously open up and speak…

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Webinar: The Gift of a Dyslexia Mind: Growing Up with Dyslexia

October 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Gift of a Dyslexia Mind: Growing Up with Dyslexia In this talk, advocate, Cristina Bequer, describes a different take on Dyslexia. By looking at the unique mindset of Dyslexia as a strength, Cristina redefines a perceived weakness as a useful tool. She will share her story and then open up the session for Q&A. Cristina graduated from the University of California Davis with a Bachelors' Degree in Animal Science and is currently applying to Veterinary school. She is also…

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Virtual Conference: Research into the Classroom

October 17 @ 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
$35 – $65

From Laboratory to Classroom to Benefit Students and Families: Partnership between the UCSF Dyslexia Center and a School for Children Who Learn Differently. This presentation describes how a school for children with learning differences and a nearby academic medical center built a productive relationship to benefit students and parents and how they shared what they learned in the process. Educators want immediate access to relevant research results that can help them immediately to improve their classroom teaching. Researchers look at…

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November 2020

Webinar: Structured Literacy: It’s Much More Than Just Phonics

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

STRUCTURED LITERACY: IT'S MUCH MORE THAN JUST PHONICS What is structured literacy and how does it support ALL readers? Join Dr. Dale Webster with CORE and Rachel Solis with Center for the Collaborative Classroom. Decades of research have revealed that learning to read does not come naturally. Therefore teaching reading must be done intentionally and purposefully based on what we know to be true. Only 5 percent of the population will learn to read effortlessly. On the other hand, 60…

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