COMMUNITY EVENTS

Apr
13
Sat
Walk in the Shoes of a Dyslexic: Simulation and Student Panel @ White Salmon WA
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Presented by the International Dyslexia Association – Oregon Branch

  • Experience the power of empathy!
  • Five simulations will show you how it feels to have a learning challenge like dyslexia.
  • This workshop will improve your understanding of challenges students encounter in classrooms.
  • Hear from our award-winning student panel on their stories of perseverance, hope and helpful classroom practices.

Location:
Little Oak Montessori School
871 Estes Rd.
White Salmon, WA 98672
Free Parking!

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

Please RSVP at: https://simulation_dyslexia_whitesalmon.eventbrite.com

Apr
15
Mon
Tips to Help Your Student Succeed: Introduction to Executive Function Skills @ Portland
Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Do you have a child or teen who:

  • Struggles with getting homework started, completed, and turned in on time?
  • Is emotionally resistant to school and learning?
  • Has piles everywhere: in binders, backpacks, and all over their room?

Join Marydee Sklar in a practical easy to understand exploration of the brain’s executive function skills. Get a picture of WHY a student can struggle. Use her simple tips and strategies to set up success for your student and your whole family.

Marydee is a local educator, author, and national speaker. She’s been helping families with time-management and organization challenges for twenty years. Her newest book is for parents: 50 Tips to Help Students Succeed — Develop Your Student’s Time Management and Executive Skills for Life. Her book will be available for purchase on site.

Location:
Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 Northeast Glisan Street
The Amphitheater Room

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

Free Parking. Suggested donation of $5 to assist with meeting costs.

RSVP at: marydeesklarPDX.eventbrite.com

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Apr
17
Wed
Dyslexia & School @ Bend
Apr 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Representatives from Bend-LaPine School District will help parents understand how parents can best work with school district, teachers and administrators regarding support for their children with dyslexia.

Location:
The Samara Learning Center
230 NE 9th Street
parking in the ‘lower lot’

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May
6
Mon
Assistive Technology Demo Night! @ Portland
May 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This interactive session will immerse you in the tools that support students with dyslexia. Participants will rotate between stations to see students giving live demonstrations on helpful technology such as: audiobooks, speech-to-text, multi-media note-taking, homework organizers, and Chrome extensions using phones, iPads, laptops, and more.

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

Free Parking. Suggested donation of $5 to assist with meeting costs.

Portland Providence Hospital
4805 NE Glisan Street
Portland Oregon 97213

May
11
Sat
Walk in the Shoes of a Dyslexic: Simulation and Student Panel @ Redmond
May 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Presented by the International Dyslexia Association – Oregon Branch

  • Experience the power of empathy!
  • Five simulations will show you how it feels to have a learning challenge like dyslexia.
  • This workshop will improve your understanding of challenges students encounter in classrooms.
  • Hear from our award-winning student panel on their stories of perseverance, hope and helpful classroom practices.

Location:
Ridgeview High School
4555 SW Elkhorn Ave
Redmond, OR 97756
Free Parking!

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

Please RSVP at: https://simulation-dyslexia-redmond.eventbrite.com

May
22
Wed
Tips to Help Your Student Succeed: Introduction to Executive Function Skills @ Beaverton
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Do you have a child or teen who:

  • Struggles with getting homework started, completed, and turned in on time?
  • Is emotionally resistant to school and learning?
  • Has piles everywhere: in binders, backpacks, and all over their room?

Join Marydee Sklar in a practical easy to understand exploration of the brain’s executive function skills. Get a picture of WHY a student can struggle. Use her simple tips and strategies to set up success for your student and your whole family.

Marydee is a local educator, author, and national speaker. She’s been helping families with time-management and organization challenges for twenty years. Her newest book is for parents: 50 Tips to Help Students Succeed — Develop Your Student’s Time Management and Executive Skills for Life. Her book will be available for purchase on site.

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

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

Free Parking. Suggested donation of $5 to assist with meeting costs.

RSVP at: marydeesklarBEAVERTON.eventbrite.com

Click Here for Flyer