Decoding Dyslexia Day in RVA! The Big Picture HBO Documentary
Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM (EDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
October is Dyslexia Awareness Month!
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: PETER WRIGHT (12:30p) Nationally recongnized expert on special education law, talks about his own struggles with learning differences, and offers tips and strategies for parents to ensure their child receives a good education. Sponsored by The New Community School
TTHE BIG PICTURE: RETHINKING DYSLEXIA (1:30p) The acclaimed HBO Documentary featuring profiles of people, from a young student to a successful billionare, who have been diagnosed with the learning difference will be showing at the Byrd Theatre in RVA! Sponsored by the Rockbridge Teacher Education Consortium
PANEL DISCUSSION: (2:30p) Following the screening will be an informative discussion lead by parents and experts to address issues such as how society is impacted by the film's message, why this topic is so important, and how our community can continue to learn about and support this new way of thinking about learning differences.
THIS IS A FREE EVENT! SIGN-UP NOW TO RESERVE YOUR SEATS!
Doors open @ 12 Noon.
RESOURCE FAIR on Cary Street: Noon-4p Learn about the dyslexia resources available in our community.
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Decoding Dyslexia VA
Is a grassroots movement driven by VA families focused on providing resources, support and educational interventions for dyslexia and other language-based learning differences. We aim to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children and inform policy-makers on best practices to identify, remediate and support students with dyslexia in Virginia.