Dallas Dyslexia Information Group (DDIG)

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“Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn.”  – Benjamin Franklin

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

May 14, 2018 – “Study Skills Basics Using Multisensory Memory Techniques for Enhanced Learning” -Kim Arthur, a local CALT- QI in private practice, will present a program on Study Skills. She will emphasize the brain’s memory function  and how to use that knowledge to enhance specific multi-sensory study techniques for students with Dyslexia, ADHD, and other related learning differences. – Fairhill School

June 11, 2018 “Inclusive Technologies for Assistance in Reading & Writing”  – Hosted by NorthPark Center Microsoft and the International Dyslexia Association of Dallas. Come learn about Learning Tools that help with Dyslexia built into Office 365 (Word, Outlook, OneNote, Office Lens & Edge Browser) and Windows that can enable learners of all abilities to improve reading and writing skills. BYOD. No purchase necessary. LIMITED TO ONLY 30 ATTENDEES – Microsoft Store NorthPark Center 

August 13, 2018 – “Self-Advocacy and Education” – Jim Wright will teach youth (age 8th grade to 26 years) with learning differences how to self-advocate. Self-Advocacy is learning how to speak up for yourself, making your own decisions about your own life, learning how to get information so that you can understand things that are of interest to you, finding out who will support you in your journey, knowing your rights and responsibilities, reaching out to others when you need help and friendship, and learning about self-determination. – Location TBA

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