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
June 12, 2017 –“Collaborating with School Staff” – Two successful advocate moms describe how to create a unique accommodation plan for your dyslexic learner by evaluating your family’s schedule and utilizing the most common Dyslexia accommodations to reduce evening stress, then, translating a successful home plan into the foundation of a school accommodation plan. Discussions will include how to collaborate with school staff for efficient and effective learning all day. How to effectively communicate with school staff to ensure student success as measured by access to complete course content. – Fairhill School
August 14, 2017 – “Gifts & Challenges of Being a Highly Sensitive Person.” Jana M. Rupnow, MA, LPC, a Psychotherapist in private practice and certified HSP therapist will discuss how the normal trait of sensitivity impacts kids in daily life and will cover ways adults can help them maximize their sensitivity. – Fusion Academy Plano
Sept 11, 2017 – “Empowerment for the Transition” – Dylan Rafaty, Founder/President of DylanListed, a consulting and training provider focusing on Transition and Employment for People with Disabilities. Dylan will inspire you with his story and how Transition is crucial for all individuals as they age out of High School. – Shelton School
Oct 9, 2017 – “Dyslexia Simulation & Parent Resources” – Join us for a hands-on experience of the difficulties and frustrations that people with dyslexia encounter daily. John Hodges, MA, CALT, from the Shelton School, will guide you through six simulation station containing language based tasks. A general discussion and questions and answer session will complete the experience. – Bowie Elementary School
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