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October is Dyslexia Awareness Month!

October 1 - October 31

Check out our Oregon Branch calendar! Here are some key events: Light it Up Red! Assistive Technology Tools for back to school! Dyslexia Strategies Toolbox It’s Official…The Oregon Governor has Proclaimed that October is Dyslexia Awareness Month!

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Dyslexia Awareness Month

October 1 - October 31
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12:00 pm

The Science of Studying: Fostering a “How to Learn” Mindset and Effective Study Strategies to Achieve Academic Success

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online Webinar Online Webinar,

If you TEACH a middle school or high school learner or if you are raising a middle school or high school child, this webinar is for you! Learn about what the neuroscience of memory, learning, and retention says about “applying” understanding to test-taking. What matters the most is that it is not what you KNOW, […]

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5:00 pm

DEADLINE for Submissions for 2020 IDA-GA Conference Call for Speaker Proposals

October 15 @ 5:00 pm
Online Submission

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. The International Dyslexia Association Georgia Branch welcomes proposals from education professionals to present current research-based information at the 2020 conference: […]

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6:30 pm

Special Presentation by DR. MARK SEIDENBERG, author of Language at the Speed of Sight: How We Read, Why So Many Can’t, and What Can Be Done About It

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

The Schenck School welcomes special guest Dr. Mark Seidenberg, Vilas Research Professor and Donald O. Hebb Professor in the department of psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Seidenberg has conducted research on the nature of skilled reading, how children learn to read, developmental reading impairments, and the brain bases of reading, in English and other languages, […]

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