What Works, What You Need To Know - Youth and Family Perspective

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House Science Space and Technology Committee Room - Rayburn House Office Building

Washington, DC 20515

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WHAT WORKS, WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW - DYSLEXIA OPEN HOUSE

Join Youth, Parents, Professionals and members of Decoding Dyslexia as we host an open dialog on Dyslexia - What Works and What you need to know - And Who Better to Hear This From Than Youth and Families With Dyslexia!

2318 Rayburn House Office Building, House Science Space and Technology Committee

  • 10:30 - 11:30am Youth Voices on Dyslexia:

While not all dyslexic youth rocket to fame or crash and burn, the youth voices panel will address the common factors in both scenarios and what can be done to ensure student success.

Emcee/Introduction: Oliver Schwab, Congressman Schweikert, Chief of Staff

Panelist 1: Joshua Clemens of Indiana

Panelist 2: Emery Roberts of Oregon

Panelist 3: Nicole Stark - Nicole is a college

student from Maryland currently interning for the summer at the NSA

Panelist 4: Ameer Baraka representing Incarcerated Youth Voice

  • 11:30 - 11:45 Q and A

  • 11:45 - 12:30 - When Things Go Wrong - The Importance of Guidance and Policy addressing Dyslexia. - Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Ameer Baraka and *Youth on accommodations being denied

  • 12:30-1:00: Open Discussion Session - Share Your Story!

  • 1:00-1:30: Model for Dyslexia in a Low SES Public School District - Dr Jackson Ohio

  • 1:30 - 2:15: NCLD policy talk Higher Education Act, Educator Reform Act - NCLD Policy Director, Kim Hymes -- Q and A with Parents, Students


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