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September 2019

Dyslexia: Let’s Talk About It lecture – Free

September 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fundamental Learning Center, 2220 E 21st St N
Wichita, 67214 United States
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5:30 p.m. FREE. Please email marketing@funlearn.org or call 316-684-7323 to register. Dyslexia is now formally recognized in accordance with Kansas law. Come listen to a lecture on dyslexia that meets the new Kansas Dyslexia Task Force recommendations. Topics discussed will guide you to help a child with dyslexia or one who is struggling to learn to read. Did you know that, according to research, one out of every five students struggles academically because they have dyslexia? But, few parents or…

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Free Webinar – Why Phonemic Proficiency is Necessary for All Readers

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Most educators have heard that phonemic awareness (PA) is important for reading. However, it is often not clear why. Most readers were never taught PA, yet they are good readers. Some advocates of phonics instruction as well as advocates of balanced literacy downplay the importance of PA for reading instruction. Still other educators are puzzled by the concept of “advanced PA.” In this free hour long webinar, Dr. David Kilpatrick, author of Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties,…

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October 2019

2019 KC Dyslexia Dash & Fall Fest

October 5 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Dr
Roeland Park, KS 66205
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Join us for the 2019 Dyslexia Dash KC! Would you like to have family fun and be connected with area literacy resources while supporting proven training for teachers as well as reading scholarships for students? We have the perfect event for you! The Dyslexia Dash and Fall Fest features music, information booths, snacks, games and activities for the whole family. There might even be a guest appearance from KC Wolf and the KC Chiefs cheerleaders! For all participants there will…

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Dyslexia 101

October 10 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Webster University, 470 E Lockwood Ave
Webster Groves, MO 63119 United States
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Webster University is proud to present Dyslexia 101 Seminar to parents and professionals. Mark Borella, Founder of Seeds of Happiness and local artist, will be sharing his experience as a student with dyslexia. Mary Kaeser-Miller and Sarah Bartley from Dyslexia St. Louis: Learning & Advocacy Center along with Kim Stuckey, Dyslexia Specialist Department of Elementary and Secondary Education will be presenting Dyslexia 101. Topics to be covered are: Definition of Dyslexia Warning Signs Components of an effective reading program based…

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