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Drexel University presents The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia Roadshow

Drexel University School of Education

Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)

Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University presents The Big Picture: Rethinking...

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Full Day: Speakers, Big Picture Movie and Panel Discussion Ended Free  
Movie Only: The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia Ended Free  

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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 Main Building - Main Auditorium
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Saturday, October 12, 2013 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (EDT)


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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.

SoE is nationally and internationally recognized for best practices in development of professionals in education and related fields; formal research and scholarship; and education access for traditional and non-traditional students.

soe.drexel.edu

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