Testing: Understanding the Profiles of Struggling Readers and Writers (A Meeting for Parents, Educators, and Adults with Dyslexia)
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM (EDT)
IDA-GA Outreach Meeting
Decatur Library, Auditorium
7:00 p.m. (Check-in begins at 6:45 p.m.)
What can an evaluation reveal about the profile of a struggling reader and writer? Psychologists Dr. Leslie Stuart and Dr. Susan Furman will explain what is meant by working memory, processing speed, phonological memory, word retrieval difficulties, etc. and will provide some real life examples of how strengths and weaknesses in these areas may appear. Attendees will be invited to share real life experiences as well and are encouraged to bring testing reports for clarification.
This event is free and open to the public.
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The International Dyslexia Association - GA Branch (IDA-GA)
The International Dyslexia Association - Georgia Branch (IDA-GA) is a non-profit, scientific and educational organization which was formed to increase public awareness of dyslexia. Our members are educators, psychologists, physicians, individuals with dyslexia, and parents who have dealt with learning disability issues within local public and private schools. With its approximate 300 members, the Georgia Branch provides an information and referral hotline, community outreach activities, the Dyslexia Dash 5K Run/Walk, yearly conferences, teacher training workshops, and e-newsletters. IDA encourages teachers to train in multisensory, structured language instruction which is now referred to by IDA as Structured Literacy. Visit www.idaga.org for more information and to sign up for the IDA-GA mailing list.