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October 2021

SWIDA’s Dyslexia Justice League Presents 2021 Virtual Parent Conference

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 3, 2021

Virtual Conference Virtual Conference,

SWIDA presents the Dyslexia Justice League 2021 Fall Parent Conference! In the interest of health and safety, the conference will be presented in a virtual format.   Saturday, October 2, 1-4:45 pm Sunday, October 3, 1-4:15 pm   The opening virtual session “The Power of Self-Advocacy,“ presented by the YES!  Student Ambassadors from Colorado, is designed for parents and students to attend together.  Other parent sessions include Structuring Your Home to Support Executive Function, Assistive Technology, Accommodations in Upper Grades and the Transition…

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SWIDA’s Dyslexia Justice League Presents 2021 Virtual Parent Conference

October 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00 pm, repeating until October 3, 2021

Virtual Conference Virtual Conference,

SWIDA presents the Dyslexia Justice League 2021 Fall Parent Conference! In the interest of health and safety, the conference will be presented in a virtual format.   Saturday, October 2, 1-4:45 pm Sunday, October 3, 1-4:15 pm   The opening virtual session “The Power of Self-Advocacy,“ presented by the YES!  Student Ambassadors from Colorado, is designed for parents and students to attend together.  Other parent sessions include Structuring Your Home to Support Executive Function, Assistive Technology, Accommodations in Upper Grades and the Transition…

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IDA-GA / GCPL Outreach: What is Dyslexia? with presenter Jennings Miller

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar Online Webinar,

The Gwinnett County Public Library System and IDA-GA are partnering to bring you a free, live webinar outreach event on Tuesday, October 5. Everyone is invited!  Register at https://whatisdyslexia10052021.eventbrite.com What is dyslexia? Is it reading backwards? Won’t my child grow out of it? If we read more together, will Johnny learn to read and spell? This talk presented by an Orton-Gillingham Academy Fellow will focus on debunking the myths commonly associated with the science of reading, common red flags associated…

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So CA Tri-Counties Branch of IDA Outreach: Fluency is the Bridge, Comprehension is the Destination

October 7 @ 9:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Online Webinar Online Webinar,
Free

The So CA Tri-Counties Branch of IDA is hosting this free webinar.    We all know fluency is one of the “Big Five” essential components of reading, but do we have a shared understanding of how fluency is specifically essential to comprehension? Fluent reading provides an all-important link between decoding and comprehension, impacting our ability to engage in reading; develop vocabulary, academic language, and content knowledge; and to ultimately deeply comprehend complex text. This session will provide an overview of…

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IDA-FL Outreach: Morphology Matters: Using Bases and Affixes to Develop Vocabulary in Students of All Ages

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online Webinar Online Webinar,
Free

This Lunch and Learn webinar is offered by IDA Florida and is a re-broadcast of a workshop that the late William Van Cleave presented at the 2020 PaTTAN Literacy Symposium. An understanding of morphology, or the meaning parts that comprise words, is valuable for the development of vocabulary as well as spelling and word attack skills. In this interactive, hands-on workshop, Van Cleave engages participants in an introduction to morphological awareness. He first frames the discussion with an understanding of…

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NH Branch of IDA Outreach For Parents: Dysgraphia with Special Guest Melissa Farrall

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online Webinar Online Webinar,
Free

The New Hampshire Branch of IDA hosts a free, 60-90 minute Zoom session for parents every other month that focuses on a topic from the IDA Dyslexia Fact Sheets. If you don’t know about the fact sheets, be sure to check them out; they’re current, relevant, and full of great information. In addition to board member panelists, each session will include a guest speaker with deep knowledge of the topic.   This October 13, Melissa Farral will be the guest speaker…

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Dyslexia Dash 2021

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

This year's 2021 Dyslexia Dash will take place in person and virtually. The in-person 1 Mile Kids Run begins at 8:00. The 5K begins at 8:30. The 5K will be chip-timed and is a Peachtree qualifying race. The day's festivities will end around 10:00. If you are joining the fun virtually, you choose your own route and submit your time anytime between October 2-16. IDA-GA will mail the t-shirt and swag bag to virtual participants on October 17.  Click here…

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IDA 2021 ANNUAL READING, LITERACY & LEARNING CONFERENCE

October 21 @ 8:00 am - October 23 @ 5:00 pm

  The IDA Annual Reading, Literacy and Learning Conference is THE cannot miss event in the field of dyslexia!  Our Annual Conference is packed with education sessions tailored specifically for professionals, families, and those affected by dyslexia. These sessions along with our highly popular Award Lectures provide relevant and tangible take-aways for attendees. The IDA Exhibit Hall allows attendees to connect with vendors and service providers from coast to coast.    Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the IDA organizing…

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