The Dallas Dyslexia Information Group (DDIG) is a monthly dyslexia support group for the Dallas-Fort Worth community. Each month DDIG speakers and other LD professionals provide information and resources concerning learning differences to parents, educators, LD professionals, and others interested in learning more about dyslexia and related topics. DDIG provides encouragement and a venue to share information and resources to adults and older adolescents with learning differences.
These presentations are free and open to the public. One and one half CEU’s or a Certificate of Attendance are given to Academic Language Therapy Association members, LD professionals, Educators, and other Professionals for a $5.00 fee.
- When: 2nd Monday of each month
- Time: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
- Location: Varies
February 12, 2018 – “Media Madness: A Guide for Parents of Learning Differenced Children in the World of Mobile Phones” – Dr. Caroline Ford, from the Fairhill School, will cover topics relating to cell phone readiness, how to handle the first and subsequent cellphones, and ways to help your children protect personal privacy. We will also discuss the role of the media in relation to self-esteem and peer interactions, including a discussion on methods for identifying and dialoging with your child on cyberbullying. Please join us for this incredibly important topic and open discussion. – Fairhill School
March 12, 2018 – Sara Loving, MS, CCC/SLP, an associate at the UTD Callier Center, with specializations in literacy, pediatric speech sound disorder, AAC, and Autism Spectrum Disorder to present. – Location TBA
April 9, 2018 – “Young Adults Transitioning from High School to College” – Jim Wright, coordinator for Parent Resource Network PATH Project, will provide practical suggestions and information about the college admissions process students with learning differences. Topics including disclosure of disability, self-advocacy, available accommodations and other resources will be discussed. – Location TBA
Mark your calendars for these future DDIG Dates:
- May 14, 2018
- June 11, 2018
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