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Upcoming Events
Spring Conference

The Word-Savvy Student

Susan Ebbers, Ph.D. Candidate
UC Berkeley
Saturday, March 1, 2014
8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Hilton University of Houston
4800 Calhoun
Houston, TX

Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Training
Comes to Houston on February 1.

ALTA Award Application Due
February 1.

Applications for the "I Believe in Myself" Award are now available.  This scholarship opportunity is available to current students of ALTA members in good standing. 











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College Panel

Neuhaus Education Center
Wed. Jan. 8, 2014
7 - 9 PM
No Fee 
Limited Seating
Registration Required

Students, Parents, Teachers are invited to attend.

Valerie Koehler, Owner of Blue Willow Bookshop, Speaks at 
HBIDA  Annual Meeting
Valerie Koehler Annual mtg dec. 2013

News from IDA

IDA Puts Over 55,000 "Dyslexia Kits" in U. S. Schools  Read more.

Read Dr. Cheesman's App Chat. Click here.

Dyslexia in First Person:  Lindsay Leavitt's Extraordinary Gift.  Read about Lindsay here.
Committee to ReviseTexas Dyslexia Handbook 

According to an article in the Houston Chronicle on November 30, 2013, a seventeen member committee is revising the state dyslexia handbook to update the manual to reflect major legislative changes for students with dyslexia.  This committee met in December and will meet again this month to review changes.  There will be no opportunity for public input.