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January 2020

Wilson Reading System® Workshop for Parents

January 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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You are invited to attend a Wilson Reading System® Parent Workshop at Churchill Center & School! Topics to be addressed will include the following: • Brain Basics • Why Wilson Works: Ten Critical Points • What does this mean for my child? Event is open to the public and there is no fee to attend. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. * RSVP to Community Outreach Director, Mary Brotherton, at mbrotherton@churchillstl.org.

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February 2020

Assistive Technology: Supporting Reading and Writing through Technology

February 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Shuler Education Center, 5928 SW 53rd Street
Topeka, 66610 United States
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The Auburn Washburn Unified School District is sponsoring a parent/teacher information night regarding the user of assistive technology in the classroom. Come learn about the ways assistive technology can help students with dyslexia find success within the classroom. You do not have to be a USD 437 patron to attend!

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The Myth of Laziness: A New Understanding of Student Motivation

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Dr
Roeland Park, KS 66205
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This session, presented by Horizon Academy’s School Psychologist, Tiffany Arrington, PhD, challenges parents to rethink using the word “lazy” to describe student behaviors. Using the latest neuropsychology research on executive functioning, learning, and mood, this session will help parents interpret student behavior in more meaningful and productive ways. By helping your student identify his or her areas of strength and deficits while providing appropriate expectations, you can help your student learn to motivate themselves.

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The Myth of Laziness: A new understanding of students motivation

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Dr
Roeland Park, KS 66205
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This session, presented by Horizon Academy’s School Psychologist, Tiffany Arrington, PhD, challenges parents to rethink using the word “lazy” to describe student behaviors. Using the latest neuropsychology research on executive functioning, learning, and mood, this session will help parents interpret student behavior in more meaningful and productive ways. By helping your student identify his or her areas of strength and deficits, while providing appropriate expectations, you can help your student learn to motivate themselves.

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April 2020

Learning Disabilities Simulation

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Dr
Roeland Park, KS 66205
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Step into the shoes of a student with learning disabilities. This simulation recreates the experience of having dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This simulation is intended to help the general public understand the struggles of having a learning disability in a traditional school setting.

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