FREE Dyslexia Resource Fair – Oahu


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Register for Oahu Dyslexia Fair: dyslexia2017hi.eventbrite.com

Saturday – October 7, 2017 – 8:30 am – 2:00 pm – Assets School (One Ohana Nui Way, Honolulu)

8:30 – 10 am
Welcome
Dyslexia 101 
Overview of what dyslexia is and types of support and help for struggling readers
 
10:15 – 11:30 am
Panel Discussion – Life with Dyslexia
Cole Brauer  recent UH Manoa graduate who aspires to be a trained Dula and OB/GYN
Anna Davide – a 2016 Summa Cum Laude graduate of Mililani H.S. who aims to be a doctor, specializing in family practice
John Higham – graduate of Punahou and Oregon State University where he received a M.Eng. in electrical engineering
Laurie Moore – Executive Director of the Armed Services YMCA, parent of a son with dyslexia and Treasurer of the HIDA Board of Directors
 
12 noon – 2 pm
Teaching Children with Dyslexia
Learn about the difference between the decoding and encoding processes and its impact on students with language based learning difficulties. Some basic structured literacy (multisensory structured language) teaching strategies will be shared.

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