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What is Dyslexia? Virtual Talk for Parents/Teachers/Caretakers

Thursday October 29, 2020
6:30 PM until 7:30 PM


What is dyslexia and what can be done about it?
Between 10-20% of all children struggle to be proficient readers. Thirty years of research on the brain makes it clear that dyslexia is the underlying cause of reading difficulties in many children and adults. As concerned adults, it can be difficult to know how to help children who are not succeeding in school because they are not great readers. This presentation will give you an overview of what dyslexia is and explain the science behind what can be done about it.
There will be time for questions.
 
We are very lucky to have Dr. Stephanie Gottwald as a member of our community. She is the Co-Founder and Director of Content of the EdTech nonprofit Curious Learning. She consults with schools in the US and Internationally on literacy development, reading disabilities and curriculum design. She received her Ph.D. from Tufts University and is the author of many articles on reading and dyslexia. 
 
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