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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 $10. Registration links are provided approximately a month before the meeting. So, check back then or follow us on Eventbrite to keep up with all our events.

  • When: 2nd Monday of each month
  • Time: 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: Virtual

DDIG – “Book Discussion: Undiagnosed: The Ugly Side of Dyslexia”
Monday, March 13, 2023
7:00 – 8:30 pm CST

Do you think you are undiagnosed? Did you make negative choices because of an undiagnosed learning difference? How have you overcome the struggles of living with dyslexia? Join the Dallas IDA and community members as we discuss our thoughts, likes, dislikes, ideas, and solutions about Ameer Baraka’s “Undiagnosed: The Ugly Side of Dyslexia”.

Students are encouraged to attend.

You can purchase your copy of the book on Amazon.

Register for March 13 DDIG

CEU ticket fee $10

General Admission – free

DDIG – “Positively Supporting LD Students”
Monday, April 10, 2023
7:00 – 8:30 pm CST
Mary Kohnle examines the positive qualities of students with dyslexia and other learning differences. I will share ways to reach the student through positive affirmations, relationship building, selecting interventions, and providing accommodations. Multiple resources will be included. Let’s lift up our students socially and emotionally!
Tickets go on sale March 27, 2023

Ticket sales starts 3/27/2023

CEU ticket fee $10
General Admission – free

DDIG – “Executive Function: Supporting Our Learners in the Classroom and Beyond”
Monday, May 8, 2023
7:00 – 8:30 pm CST
Join the Dallas IDA and Thea Slingland,  MEd , Director of Education Services at  Learnfully, to discuss what executive function is, classroom implications, and strategies/modifications to best support our learners.
Students in high school and college are encouraged to attend.
This event is free and open to the public.
1.5 CEUs can be obtained by purchasing the CEU ticket.
Tickets will go on sale April 24, 2023

DDIG – “Dislexia y Trastornos Relacionados: Para Padres, Madres y Encargados”
Monday, August 14, 2023
7:00 – 8:30 pm CST

Dislexia y trastornos relacionados: para padres, madres y encargados 

(Dyslexia and related disorders for parents and guardians)

Norma Gómez-Fuentes, MEd y Concepción Moncada Cummings, MEd, CALP hablarán sobre la actualización del Manual de Dislexia 2021. A lo largo de la sesión, aprenderán qué es la dislexia y la disgrafía y el proceso de chequeo universal, evaluación formal y los servicios y acomodos que reciben los estudiantes identificados con dislexia y trastornos relacionados. Esta presentación se llevará a cabo en español.

Norma Gomez-Fuentes, MEd, and Concepción  Cumming Moncada Cummings, MEd, CALP, will discuss The Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Updates. Throughout the session, you will learn what is dyslexia and dysgraphia and the process to screen, evaluate, and receive services and accommodations. This presentation will be conducted in Spanish. 
This event is free and open to the public.
1.5 CEUs can be obtained by purchasing the CEU ticket.
Tickets will go on sale July 31, 2023


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