This free event, hosted by Drexel University's School of Education, is designed for educators, professionals, parents, and students, with the goal of bringing awareness to dyslexia, often referred to as the hidden disability. The event features discussions on topics such as brain research and effective instruction. Keynote speaker Arlene Sonday, author and educational consultant, will focus what dyslexia is and how to educate students and families about it at home and at school. The event concludes with a showing of the movie “The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia,” directed by James Redford, and a discussion panel.
Resources regarding instruction, specialized schools, and community groups will be available throughout the day.
The screening of The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia will be featured at 2 p.m. in Drexel University's Main Building - Main Auditorium.
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Drexel University School of Education
Drexel University School of Education (SoE) develops leaders with the expertise to collaborate and solve complex problems related to transforming institutions and educating diverse populations impacted by domestic and global challenges.
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