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November 2019

Creating Change in Your Community for Students with Dyslexia

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Swift School, 300 Grimes Bridge Road
Roswell, GA 30075
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Check-in begins at 6:30.  Enjoy the opportunity to visit with other attendees before the presentation begins at 7:00. Decoding Dyslexia Georgia (DDGA) is part of a network of parents and educators concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia within the public education system. DDGA played a powerful role in the passing of Georgia's SB48, the Dyslexia bill. Now the state of Georgia is beginning efforts to implement the new law, including creating new procedures for dyslexia identification and support.…

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December 2019

Understanding Struggling Readers: Could it be Dyslexia?

December 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
St Clare of Assisi, 6301 Cedarcrest Road
Acworth, GA 30101
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Description: Do you know someone who struggles with reading, spelling, and writing? Come learn what dyslexia is, what it isn't, and what evidence-based research tells us works. After the presentation, our speaker Renee Bernhardt will invite questions from the audience. Presenter: Renee Bernhardt, MS, EdS, WDT has taught students in first through twelfth grade during her teaching and administrative careers in upstate New York and Georgia. Renee has earned a Master of Science degree in Literacy, a Specialist degree in Curriculum, and Instruction…

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January 2020

Creating Change in Your Community for Students with Dyslexia

January 14, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Decatur Library, 215 Sycamore Street
Decatur, GA 30030
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Free

Check-in begins at 6:30.  Enjoy the opportunity to visit with other attendees before the presentation begins at 7:00. Decoding Dyslexia Georgia (DDGA) is part of a network of parents and educators concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia within the public education system. DDGA played a powerful role in the passing of Georgia’s SB48, the Dyslexia bill. Now the state of Georgia is beginning efforts to implement the new law, including creating new procedures for dyslexia identification and support. Colleen…

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February 2020

Experience Dyslexia – A Simulation

February 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sage School, 800 Satellite Boulevard Northwest
Suwanee, GA 30024
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Free

"Experience Dyslexia – A Learning Disabilities Simulation" is a hands-on experience, designed to increase awareness of the difficulties and frustrations that people with dyslexia encounter daily. Participants rotate among six learning stations that simulate various language-related tasks similar to those encountered in the classroom and workplace. This event is free and open to adults only.  Please click here to register. Limited spaces are available. We encourage you to let others know about this event. This event will begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.  Please plan to…

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Dyslexia Presentation & Panel

February 20, 2020 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Free

More details coming soon!

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Dyslexia and Anxiety

February 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Forsyth Board of Education Bldg, 1120 Dahlonega Hwy
Cumming, GA 30040
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Free

Another free outreach event brought to you by Dyslexia Forsyth in partnership with IDA-GA and DDGA.  More information and registration coming soon!

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March 2020

The Science and Art of Dyslexia – 2020 IDA-GA Annual Conference

March 21, 2020
Wheeler High School, 375 Holt Rd NE
Marietta, GA 30068
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Planning is underway for the annual IDA-GA Dimensions of Dyslexia Conference to be held March 21, 2020, at Wheeler High School in Marietta, GA. This year's conference title is THE SCIENCE AND ART OF DYSLEXIA. Call for Speaker Proposals: The International Dyslexia Association Georgia Branch welcomes proposals from education professionals to present current research-based information at the 2020 conference: The Science and Art of Dyslexia. The IDA focus of structured literacy and knowledge and practice standards for teachers will be…

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