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October 2021

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

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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
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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
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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
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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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