How Technology Can Help ALL Learners (Alpharetta, Oct 1, 2019)
Our presenters Joyce Derr and Debbie Brineman have each supported students for over 30 years. Joyce is a certified speech-language therapist and Debbie has occupational instruction certification. Both educators are assistive technology professionals with national credentialing through RESNA. They will share with the audience their extensive knowledge of the latest tools, apps, and devices to support learners. Attendees are invited to stay after the presentation to enjoy refreshments and the opportunity to speak with the presenters and representatives from the International Dyslexia Association Georgia, Decoding Dyslexia Georgia, North Fulton KID, and Mill Springs Academy. Outreach events such as this provide opportunities for individuals to connect in person with parents, educators, and others interested in learning and engaging in discussions about dyslexia and related topics. This outreach event will be held at Mill Springs Academy (www.millsprings.org) in Alpharetta, GA. Outreach events are free and open to the public. International Dyslexia Association Georgia (IDA-GA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, scientific and educational organization committed to creating a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences so that they may have richer, more robust lives and access to the tools and resources they need. IDA-GA is a resource and support system for parents, individuals with dyslexia, educators, therapists, psychologists, and other professionals. Visit http://ga.dyslexiaida.org. Decoding Dyslexia Georgia (DDGA) is part of a network of parent-led grassroots movements across the country concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia within the public education system. Visit www.decodingdyslexiaga.com. North Fulton Kids Identified with Dyslexia (NFKID) is a parent group created to promote awareness and education of dyslexia to parents, teachers, and administrators. The goal is to advocate for children with dyslexia and to provide a supportive community for families, helping to ensure that children with dyslexia and related learning disorders meet their full potential and soar to reach new heights. Visit https://www.facebook.com/NorthFultonKID/
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