NEW DATE NEW LOCATION Advocacy: Effectively Partnering With Your Child's Teachers and School
Your child is struggling in school. What can you as a parent do to ensure an effective partnership with your child's teachers and school? Learn how to get organized and advocate for your child in a nonconfrontational way. A limited number of IEP binders from Understood.org will be available for attendees (first-come, first served), but attendees will also learn how they can easily put together an IEP binder on their own by navigating through the IEP binder section at Understood.org. Presenter: Jennifer A. Hasser M.Ed., Past President of the International Dyslexia Association - Georgia and Executive Director of Syllables Learning Center/Kendore Learning. Jennifer is a regular presenter at reading and dyslexia conferences and serves as an educational consultant to a number of Atlanta-area schools. In addition, she designs, develops, and implements response to intervention (RTI) plans for public schools. Most recently, she launched Kendore Cares, a nonprofit organization devoted to providing literacy services to underserved students. This partnered outreach event will be held at Mountain View Library in Marietta, GA. The event is free and open to the public. Please register to reserve your spot. International Dyslexia Association - Georgia Branch (IDA-GA) is a non-profit, scientific, and educational organization formed to increase public awareness of dyslexia. IDA-GA is a resource and support system for parents, individuals with dyslexia, and educators. Visit ga.dyslexiaida.org or www.dyslexiaida.org. Decoding Dyslexia GA (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. Understood.org seeks to empower parents of children who struggle learning and attention issues to understand their children’s issues and relate to their experiences. With this knowledge, parents can make effective choices that propel their children from simply coping to truly thriving. Visit https://www.understood.org/. Dyslexia Network of Cobb County If you are a Cobb County resident who has a child with dyslexia and co-occurring learning issues, join the Cobb Dyslexia Network Facebook page.