Light it Up Red Photos!

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2015 PAST EVENT in PORTLAND, OR – Six local organizations and schools lit the Morrison Bridge red starting October 15th for three nights to recognize the 1 in 5 students who struggle with dyslexia. Governor Kate Brown declared October to be Dyslexia Awareness Month. The 15th was chosen for the initial bridge lighting to represent the 1 in 5 people that struggle with this learning disability. Check out the slideshow of the celebration!

 

Organizer:

Decoding Dyslexia Oregon

 

Sponsors:

Edison High School is a non-profit private school in Portland dedicated to meeting the special education needs of Learning Disabled/Differenced (LD) teens including Dyslexia, ADD, ADHD, Dysgraphia, Dyscalculia, Visual Perception and Nonverbal Learning Disorders, among others.

 

Language Skills Therapy offers evaluation and remedial therapy for individuals with developmental dyslexia (specific language disability).

 

ORBIDA is the Oregon Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (ORBIDA), which focuses on increasing public awareness of how dyslexia affects both children and adults.

 

Park Academy is a school in Lake Oswego Oregon with an articulated elementary through high school curriculum specifically designed for students with dyslexia. Park Academy empowers students with diverse learning challenges to reach their highest potential of giftedness while excelling academically and becoming responsible citizens and community leaders.

 

The Blosser Center is an independent, non-profit center in the Northwest accredited by the Academy of Orton- Gillingham Practitioners and Educators dedicated to helping children and adults achieve their potential despite dyslexia or related literacy difficulties.