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Celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month - Children's Dyslexia Center-Madison - <span class="date-display-single">10/05/2016 - 5:30pm</span>

Celebrate Dyslexia Awareness Month

10/05/2016 - 5:30pm

Central Library - Children's Program Room

An estimated 60 million Americans are dyslexic, roughly 1 of every 5 people! But how much do we know about this invisible disability? Join staff, students, and families from Madison's Children's Dyslexia Center to learn more about dyslexia and how we can all support our kids, students, friends, and neighbors who struggle to read printed words.
A light dinner will be served before a short film screening and a brief panel discussion highlighting local resources. Young people ages 8 and up especially welcome! RSVPs to youth@madisonpubliclibrary.org or 266-6345 are appreciated but not required.

Children&#039;s Dyslexia Center-Madison

About Presenter Children's Dyslexia Center-Madison


The Children's Dyslexia Center-Madison provides one-on-one tutoring for children with dyslexia/learning disabilities at no cost to their families. Since 2002, they have trained dozens of tutors in the Orton-Gillingham Approach to reading instruction and have graduated 188 students. A member of Children’s Dyslexia Centers Inc., a 501(c)3 charity funded largely through the efforts of Scottish Rite Masons, the Children’s Dyslexia Center-Madison also receives generous support from many local individuals and philanthropic groups including The Irwin A and Robert D Goodman Foundation and the Madison Community Foundation.

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