COMMUNITY EVENTS

Nov
18
Sun
Kid’s Network Event @ Beaverton
Nov 18 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

My Masterpiece Art Studio Event!

Come meet other kids with dyslexia and their parents. Kids will get a chance create art with time for drawing, painting and sculpting with clay. My Masterpiece Art Studio is a great venue with quality materials to let the children freely express their artistic side.

The details:

Cost: $14.00 per child

RSVP: On or before Wednesday, November 13th

Event Type: We ask that just kids with Dyslexia attend with their parent(s).

My Masterpiece Art Studio
7905 SW Cirrus Dr #27
Beaverton OR 97008

 

RSVP at: https://kids-network-masterpiece.eventbrite.com

Nov
28
Wed
Scientific Spelling @ Beaverton
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Learn how to investigate spelling scientifically through semantics, morphology, etymology, and phonology. This will be a hands on interactive workshop that will provide take and use strategies that can be used in the classroom tomorrow.

About the presenter:  Scott Mills has been teaching in dual language classrooms for over five years. A native of Portland, Oregon, he has lived in Argentina, South Korea, Washington DC, and recently moved back to Portland. For the past few years, he has been implementing Structured Word Inquiry (SWI) with great success in the classroom and is excited to bring a richer understanding of SWI to Portland. Scott currently maintains a website, www.languageinnerviews.com, which seeks to connect language professionals to the education community. He recently started working privately with families and offering workshops for scholars interested in SWI. He has authored multiple publications and resources for teachers and interviewed several prominent linguists.

Please RSVP at: https://scientific-spelling.eventbrite.com

Location:
Murray Hills Christian Church
15050 SW Weir Road
Beaverton, OR 97007

Teachers – Earn 2 Professional Development Units for FREE. No additional paperwork necessary, certificates will be distributed at event.

 

Dec
3
Mon
Acceptance, Accommodations, and Attitude: Supporting the Dyslexic Reader
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dr. Maura Malone shares insights and best practices about the journey families must take in support of a dyslexic student. Using a comprehensive support model as the starting point, Dr. Malone reviews the critical milestones families can anticipate as they identify a dyslexic child and put in place literacy interventions, formal and informal accommodations, and cognitive/behavioral training. The presentation includes a review of the current scientific findings as well as success stories of children and young adults overcoming the challenges of dyslexia.

About the presenter: Dr. Maura Malone is a certified dyslexia tutor, evaluator, and a coach to individuals with ADHD, a frequently concomitant condition. She is certified for dyslexia training through the Barton reading and spelling curriculum and has helped dozens of children and young adults. Dr. Malone uses the Seeing My Time curriculum to help improve the lives of those with ADHD. In addition to tutoring and coaching, she is a regular speaker to schools, parent groups and other organizations and also leads workshops with small groups. She earned her Ph.D. in Education from the University of Virginia and has an undergraduate degree in Linguistics and Anthropology from the University of Massachusetts. Her proudest achievement is raising three dyslexic boys.

Location:
Portland Providence Hospital
4805 NE Glisan Street
Amphitheater Room

Please RSVP at: https://support-dyslexic-reader.eventbrite.com

Teachers – Earn 2 Professional Development Units for FREE. No additional paperwork necessary – certificates will be distributed at event.