For Immediate Release – Decoding Dyslexia RI announces its collaborationwith Rhode Island Advocacy
for Childrentoorganize ...
• Mandatorydyslexiaremediationprogramsthathave beenscientificallyproventobe effective,which
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Press Release - 10.28.15 October event

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  • 1. For Immediate Release – Decoding Dyslexia RI announces its collaborationwith Rhode Island Advocacy for Childrentoorganize andinformative eveningwithtopexpertsspeakingonwhatchallengesthe state of Rhode Island faces whenit comes to serving students with language based learning differences. This event will be held at: Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Lane, in Warwick, RI From: 6:00 - 8:00 PMon Wednesday, October 28, 2015. In celebrationof DyslexiaAwarenessMonth,we have broughttogetheradistinguishedselectionof professionalswhoare committedtoworkingtogethertowardachievingeducational excellence for childreninRhode IslandSchools. Ourlineupof speakersincludes: The Honorable RepresentativeEileenNaughton Dr. Julie Wilson,Ph.D. Dr. AndreaWinokurKotula,Ed.D. CrisBrodeur,CEO & Christine BarringtonEsq.,Chief General Counsel atACCESS!EducationConsulting Please checkoutour eventspage togetthe complete schedule www.riadvocacyforchildren.org/events  Rhode IslandAdvocacyforChildreneducates,supports,andempowersfamiliestobe equal partnersinthe educationof theirchildrenwhohave learningdisabilities. Positive changesare made by educatingandcollaboratingwithkeystakeholdersatour community,state and national levels. DecodingDyslexia–RI isa grassrootsmovement drivenbyRhode Islandfamiliesconcernedabout limitations&educational interventionssurroundingDyslexiawithinourpublicschools.We aimto raise dyslexiaawareness, empowerfamiliestosupporttheirchildrenandinformpolicy-makersonbest practicesto identify,remediateandsupportstudentswithdyslexiainRIpublicschools. We are the 34th State to jointhe movementacrossthe nation!!! Mission: We are advocatingforRhode Islandto implementthe following: • Mandatoryteachertrainingondyslexia,itswarningsignsandappropriate interventionstrategies • Mandatoryearlyscreeningtestsfordyslexia Rhode Island Advocacy for Children Announces aCollaborative Dyslexia Awareness Month Program
  • 2. • Mandatorydyslexiaremediationprogramsthathave beenscientificallyproventobe effective,which can be accessedbybothgeneral andspecial educationpopulations • Accessto appropriate assistive technologiesandaccommodationsinthe publicschool settingfor studentswithdyslexia For more informationon DecodingDyslexiaRI,ourwebsite is www.decodingdysleiari.org,orplease go to our Facebookpage andexplore underthe “Notes”tabfor more information. We are on Twitter, PinterstandGoogle. www.decodingdyslexiari.org Rhode IslandAdvocacyforChildreneducates,supports,andempowersfamiliestobe equal partnersin the educationof theirchildrenwhohave learningdisabilities.Positivechangesare made byeducating and collaboratingwithkeystakeholdersatour community,state andnational levels. Rhode Island Advocacyfor Children’snotable achievements,servicesprovided,keyleadership,and ourhistorycanbe foundonour website. www.riadvocacyforchildren.org MediaContact: JosephA Santiago Communications&ITDirector www.RIAdvocacyforChildren.org joes@riadvocacyforchildren.org Office:401-363-9899

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