Understanding Dyslexia: An Overview - Rome, GA
Thursday, April 27, 2017 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
Does your child struggle with reading, writing, and spelling? If you have a child or a student who has been diagnosed with dyslexia or a student or child you suspect may have dyslexia, this outreach event is for you.
This presentation is designed to provide an overview of the following topics: characteristics of dyslexia, information on diagnosing dyslexia, and information to better understand the most effective remediation interventions and accommodations. This is an open forum. Ongoing questions are encouraged.
Our presenter, Brenda Fitzgerald, Ed.S., is a Curriculum Specialist whose area of expertise is reading and any disability that interferes with that process. Brenda Fitzgerald offers a 2-day, 10-hour course entitled Understanding Dyslexia. Visit Georgia EDUCATIONAL TRAINING AGENCY at www.georgiaeta.com for information.
This IDA-GA / DDGA Outreach Event will be held in the Learning Center at Darlington School (http://www.darlingtonschool.org) in Rome, GA. The event is free and open to the public. Please register to reserve your spot. Check-in will begin at 6:45 p.m. Program will start at 7:00 p.m.
International Dyslexia Association - Georgia Branch (IDA-GA) is a non-profit, scientific, and educational organization formed to increase public awareness of dyslexia. IDA-GA is a resource and support system for parents, individuals with dyslexia, and educators. Visit www.idaga.org or www.dyslexiaida.org.
Decoding Dyslexia GA (DDGA) is part of a network of parent-led grassroots movements across the country concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia within the public education system. Visit www.decodingdyslexiaga.com.