Tips for Adults with Dyslexia
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Advice from Other Adults with Dyslexia
Classes for Adults with Dyslexia
Adult Dyslexia Program
The Schenck School offers an Adult Dyslexic Program. Fall classes meet from late September to mid-November; winter classes meet from mid-January to mid-March, and spring classes meet from mid-March through May. The class is for those who struggle with reading and spelling and who feel that this struggle is holding them back from reaching their true potential. There is a small fee for the class, but SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE.
This class is currently offered online.
Click HERE for more information about the class and to schedule a screening.
OR call 404-252-2591 x 110 to speak with Program Administrator Foster Soules.
Support Groups for Adults with Dyslexia
Your location does not matter. ALL ADULTS with dyslexia (or suspected dyslexia – struggling with reading and writing) are invited.
You may be interested in joining a virtual Support Group for Adults with Dyslexia (18+) offered by the Arizona Branch of the International Dyslexia Association. IDA-AZ is currently in the planning stages and is inviting any adult from across the US to fill out this interest survey.
The Oregon Branch of the International Dyslexia Association has a group that meets monthly called the Professional Dyslexia Network (PDN) where you can connect with fellow adults with dyslexia.
- A live monthly chat space for adults living with dyslexia to connect, learn from each other, and share resources.
- For Individuals 18+ with dyslexia, but will be inclusive of all learning differences.
- Our goals are to provide a place to connect, learn from peers, and share resources.
- Live outside Oregon…no problem! This network is for ALL persons 18 and over.
The Pennsylvania Branch of IDA offers an Adults with Dyslexia Support Group which meets the last Monday of the month from 7-8 pm.
Decoding Dyslexia Georgia: The Adult Side of Dyslexia
Dyslexia Day 2022 Video
Decoding Dyslexia Georgia brought together author Kelli Sandman-Hurley, Cameron Mattingly, and Cindy Lumpkin to discuss Kelli’s book The Adult Side of Dyslexia. The discussion centers around adult dyslexia, how early childhood educational situations have long-term impacts on a person’s life, and how adding the voices of adults with dyslexia to all conversations about dyslexia is a critical, but often missing piece.
Decoding Dyslexia Georgia: 1 in 5
Dyslexia Day 2022 1 in 5 Video
produced by Meagan Swingle and edited by Chris Holcomb for Decoding Dyslexia GA
Encouraging messages from adults with dyslexia to the many 1 in 5 —
Are you one of the 1 in 5? What message would you like to share?
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