Understanding Dyslexia- Free Webinar


Free Webinar & Twitter Chat About Dyslexia & Other Reading Issues

The Understood Website, powered by Common Sense Media, has valuable information and tools that can help parents help their children who are dealing with the challenges of dyslexia.

This week, you can hear from experts during a free Webinar and through a Twitter chat.

What is Dyslexia?

Dyslexia is a specific learning disability in reading. Kids with dyslexia have trouble reading accurately and fluently. They may also have trouble with reading comprehension, spelling and writing. Go to the website and join in on the webinar and Twitter discussion, or join a discussion forum at the website in order to learn more about: 

  • What Dyslexia Is
  • Dyslexia’s Signs and Symptoms
  • Other Issues That Can Co-Occur
  • Possible Causes
  • How It Is Diagnosed
  • How Professionals Can Help
  • How You Can Help Your Child With Dyslexia

For more information, you can VISIT HERE.

Twitter Chat

Wednesday, September 27 at 12:00 p.m. ET the Understood Team will discuss some common challenges faced by kids with dyslexia and how you can help them thrive in school, at home and in life.

Join the team and their cohost, Kelli Sandman-Hurley (@DyslexiaTrainer) who is the author and co-founder of the Dyslexia Training Institute, for this week’s #LDchat on Twitter.

RSVP HERE for a Reminder.

While you are at their website, don’t forget to sign up for their email list for a ton of great resources and information. Or join in a discussion group for support and advice from parents & experts.

Webinar Information

Margie B. Gillis, President of Literacy How and Research Affiliate at Fairfield University and Haskins Laboratories will share her expertise in a free webinar on Thursday, September 28 at 3 p.m. ET.

Kids with reading issues like dyslexia may struggle to read accurately and fluently, or they may have trouble with reading comprehension, spelling and writing. Join Margie Gillis, Ed.D., educator and researcher, to learn more about dyslexia and other reading issues, and the kinds of instruction and interventions that can help your child become a stronger reader.

RSVP HERE for a reminder that you can add to your google calendar or icalendar.

Thursday, September 28 at 3:00 p.m. (ET)

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