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April 2018

“The Big Picture – Rethinking Dyslexia” Movie Screening and Discussion (Martinez, GA)

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Families Forward, LLC,
3506 Professional Circle Suite B, Martinez, GA 30907 United States
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6:00 – 7:30 pmFamilies Forward, Martinez, GA Director James Redford’s highly-acclaimed HBO film, The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia, provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts, and iconic leaders. The Big Picture not only clears up misconceptions about dyslexia but also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it. After the movie, parent and clinical psychologist Dr. Dara Delancy will facilitate the audience discussion. This outreach event is meant to connect parents, educators, and all others in the Augusta…

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Understanding Dyslexia with Brenda Fitzgerald (Rome, GA)

April 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Darlington School,
1014 Cave Spring Rd SW , Rome, GA 30161 United States
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6:30 – 8:00 pmDarlington School (Thatcher Hall), Rome, GA This Understanding Dyslexia outreach event will consist of a presentation followed by an open forum with Brenda Fitzgerald. It is designed to educate participants in the origin, characteristics, remediation, and accommodations for the neurobiological disability known as dyslexia. This is the most common reading disability found in the classroom. Brenda will open the floor to Q & A and open discussion. Bring your questions! Presenter: Brenda Fitzgerald, Ed.S., is a Curriculum Specialist…

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March 2018

Bridging the Gap Between Structured Literacy & Assistive Technology

March 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center,
250 14th St NW, , Atlanta, GA 30318 United States
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When:  Saturday, March 24, 2018 (Morning Program and Afternoon Program) Where:  Georgia Tech Research Institute Conference Center 250 14th St NW, Atlanta, GA 30318 Morning or Afternoon Program: $15 IDA Member; $25 Nonmember Full Day (Sessions Repeat): $25 Member; $35 Nonmember (Children under 16 may attend for free with a registered adult.) This year’s IDA-GA Dimensions of Dyslexia conference, “Bridging the Gap between Structured Literacy & Assistive Technology” has a different format than previous year’s conference events.  This year’s event,…

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Effective Reading Instruction for Children with Dyslexia (Sandy Springs, GA)

March 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Sandy Springs Library,
395 Mount Vernon Hwy NE, Atlanta, GA 30328 United States
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6:00 – 7:30 pmSandy Springs Library, Sandy Springs, GA Our presenter will discuss the common signs of dyslexia and what parents and teachers can do to help a dyslexic child learn to read with greater ease and expression and to spell with more confidence. Attendees will learn about what is meant by a structured literacy approach, an instructional approach which incorporates Orton-Gillingham principles. The presenter will allow time for discussion following the presentation. About Our Presenter: Jean DeRosa, M.Ed., is an…

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Understanding Executive Functioning (Cumming, GA)

March 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
N Forsyth Middle School

7:00 – 8:30 pmNorth Forsyth Middle School Media Center, Cumming, GA Does this sound familiar? • Lost assignments • Forgotten homework • Difficulty planning ahead • Struggling to start assignments • Challenged to prioritize tasks Please come and join us to work on strategies for your child to build their own learning system…the key to success in high school, college, and life! Presenter: Elaine is an adjunct Professor in the College of Education at Brenau University and is the founder of…

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Experience Dyslexia – A Simulation (Suwanee, GA)

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sage School,
800 Satellite Blvd NW, 30024, Suwanee, 30024
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6:00 – 8:00 pmSage School, Suwanee, GA Have you ever wondered how a person with Dyslexia interprets our world? If so, come experience it first hand! “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 register early…

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Understanding Dyslexia with Brenda Fitzgerald (Marietta, GA)

March 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
GRACEPOINT School,
570 Piedmont Road, Marietta, 30066 United States
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6:30 – 8:00 pmGRACEPOINT School, Marietta, GA This Understanding Dyslexia outreach event will consist of a presentation followed by an open forum with Brenda Fitzgerald. It is designed to educate participants in the origin, characteristics, remediation, and accommodations for the neurobiological disability known as dyslexia. This is the most common reading disability found in the classroom. Brenda will open the floor to Q & A and open discussion. Bring your questions! Presenter: Brenda Fitzgerald, Ed.S., is a Curriculum Specialist whose area…

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February 2018

Dislecksia: The Movie (Cumming, GA)

February 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Shiloh Point Elementary,
8145 Majors Road, Cumming, 30041 United States
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The mission of Dislecksia: The Movie is to provide a critical tool for creating that public awareness. It will educate a wide public on what dyslexia is – not a sign of stupidity as so many believe, but of a need to learn in a different way. It will tell parents of dyslexics what they can do to ensure that their children are properly diagnosed and given the kind of instruction they need. It will help schools understand what they…

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January 2018

Effective IEP Meetings: Tips for Parents

January 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Forsyth County Board of Education,
1120 Dahlonega Highway, Cumming, 30040 United States
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Learn how to use effective communication skills to develop a partnership with your child’s IEP team. Get tips for preparing for school meetings and how to be an effective member of the team. Our presenter is Laurie Smith from Parent to Parent of Georgia, a non-profit organization that offers a variety of services to Georgia families impacted by disabilities or special healthcare needs. This DNF / IDA-GA / DDGA Outreach Event is free and open to the public. Check-in will…

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December 2017

Understanding Dyslexia with Brenda Fitzgerald (Kennesaw, GA)

December 14, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Mt. Paran Christian School,
1275 Stanley Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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6:30 – 8:00 pmMt. Paran Christian School, Kennesaw, GA This Understanding Dyslexia outreach event will consist of a presentation followed by an open forum with Brenda Fitzgerald. It is designed to educate participants in the origin, characteristics, remediation, and accommodations for the neurobiological disability known as dyslexia. This is the most common reading disability found in the classroom. Brenda will open the floor to Q & A and open discussion. Bring your questions! Presenter: Brenda Fitzgerald, Ed.S., is a Curriculum Specialist…

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