Oregon Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
April 2013

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Park Academy
Parent Support Group Sponsor

Parent Support Group Meeting 
Wednesday April 3, 2013 
7-8:30 pm

Park Academy- Baxter Hall
  (Located on campus of
    Marylhurst University)
                17500 Pacific Hwy
               Lake Oswego, OR   97036


Future meetings  May1 and June 5, 2013

Thank you Park Academy for your support!
ORBIDA Lecture Series:
April 9, 2013

Presented by: Cheryl Anthony

  Cheryl Anthony  is ORBIDA past President, Director of Academic Support at King's Way Christian School, HWT Certified Handwriting Specialist, Master Level Barton Tutor, Dibels coach.

Topic: What causes struggles with writing proficiency? Should we focus on writing instruction now that technology is so prevalent? What elements of handwriting cause difficulty and what can be done to remediate inefficient penmanship? What can I do tomorrow to help? What are the differences between O-G penmanship instruction and Handwriting Without Tears? Which curriculum should I use? This talk is directed to parents, early education and classroom teachers, principals and specialists.

Event Info
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thomas Edison High School
on the Jesuit High School Campus
9020 Southwest Beaverton Hillsdale Hwy.
Portland, OR 97225-2436

$5.00 for ORBIDA Members
$10.00 for non-members
2013 PARENT WORKSHOP ~ In beautiful Central Oregon

 ORBIDA's first-ever, first annual Parent Workshop!

We have a full program that includes an in-depth overview of dyslexia, an engaging student panel of dyslexic young people, and some cutting-edge information about how technology can make a big difference for students (and adults) both in school and out.

Finally, we will spend a few minutes at the end of the day discussing some advocacy initiatives that will allow you to transform your newly-acquired knowledge into positive action.

WHEN: Saturday, September 21, 2013

TIME: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Center for Health and Learning
Conference Rooms C-D
St. Charles Medical Center
2500 NE Neff Rd
Bend, OR 97707

COST: Fee and registration information will be posted soon. Fee will include lunch and refreshments throughout the day.

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  Washington State
Dyslexia Resource Guide

A resource guide for parents and teachers of Washington state was recently posted on the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction's website.  The Washington Branch of IDA worked in cooperation with OSPI to develop this guide.  Help us get the word out!

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