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Free Dyslexia Seminar in North Carolina on Nov 9

Ann Prost

Friday, November 9, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

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  Sponsored by:

The Catholic Community

of  St. Thomas More



You'll learn:

1.               Dyslexia's inheritance patterns and the genetic link

2.               The symptoms of mild dyslexia in adults

3.               The classic warning signs in children

4.               Why most dyslexic children do not qualify for special ed

5.               Research-based  "best practices"  to improve spelling, reading, and writing

6.               Why tutoring alone is not enough  --  and much more!!!  


Teachers from the Diocese of Raleigh Catholic Schools are pre-approved for 0.3 Reading CEUs.

Steps to earn CEUs:

1.               Register for the seminar

2.               Attend the 3-hour seminar and receive a certificate of attendance

3.               Send evaluation form and a copy of certificate to the Catholic Schools Office


Who should attend?

Parents who are trying to determine if dyslexia is their child's issue, or who know it is and need to understand all the areas that it will impact, including math and memorization

Teachers who don't understand why children who can't master spelling and struggle with reading don't qualify for special education services

Reading Specialists who need to know how to informally identify which of their struggling readers may have dyslexia -- and what to do to help them

Principals who want to start early intervention programs to achieve the goal of No Child Left Behind -- that every student is reading at grade level by the end of third grade

Resource Specialists who need to know how to close the gap for students who have a learning disability

School Psychologists who want to learn to distinguish dyslexia from other learning disabilities

Speech Language Therapists who are often the first specialists to work with dyslexic children because of their difficulty articulating R's and L's, M's and N's, and S, SH and CH

Pediatricians who are often asked by parents to test their children for dyslexia

Counselors and Psychologists who often deal with the lifelong emotional damage that undetected dyslexia and academic failure causes


Clickherefor a list of upcoming presentations.


Susan Barton is trained in seven different Orton-Gillingham-based programs and teaches graduate-level courses on dyslexia through the University of San Diego.

Susan was recently inducted into the International Dyslexia Association’s Hall of Honor.

Click here  to learn more about Susan.



Have questions about Free Dyslexia Seminar in North Carolina on Nov 9? Contact Ann Prost

When & Where

St. Thomas More Catholic Church
940 Carmichael St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

Friday, November 9, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

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