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
August 12, 2019 – “Difference in Classroom Accommodations from High School to College”
September 9, 2019 –”Dual Exceptionality, A Personal Perspective”– Charlotte Showalter, C.A.L.T., Reading Specialist, and M.R.E. The experience of a twice-exceptional student is unique, these students require special consideration in the educational setting. Hear from a practicing Dyslexia Specialist about her personal experience with dual exceptionality and how her own educational circumstances.
October, 2, 2019 – “Experience Dyslexia Simulation” October is Dyslexia Awareness Month – Join us for a hands-on experience of the difficulties and frustrations that people with dyslexia encounter daily. The Dallas IDA will guide you through six simulation stations containing language-based tasks. A general discussion and questions and answer session will complete the experience.
Location: RISD Professional Development Center, 701 Beltline Rd, Richardson, TX 75080
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