Dyslexia Awareness Month, Oct 2017

Dyslexia awareness month is an annual event aimed to further understanding of dyslexia. We have events scheduled for each week of October and are releasing tools and featuring resources that aim to raise awareness and understanding of dyslexia all month.

Events

Understood.org Webinar and Chat with NCIL Deputy Director, Sarah Sayko.

Webinar with Understood: Evidence-Based Approaches to Help Kids with Dyslexia

Weekend Wisdom with Understood: Supporting Your Child’s Literacy Development

Facebook Chats

A Facebook Chat with Decoding Dyslexia featuring Dr. Kelli Sandman-Hurley: Understanding Characteristics of Dyslexia

A Facebook Chat with NCIL Experts: What Teachers Need to Know About Dyslexia

A Facebook Chat with Julianne Masser: Succeeding with Dyslexia

An Interview: Succeeding with Dyslexia

Meet Julianne Masser, a Ph.D. student in the School Psychology program at the University of Oregon, who was diagnosed with dyslexia in the 1st grade.

Tools

Improving Literacy Brief: Defining Dyslexia

State of Dyslexia - Dyslexia legislation and related initiatives in the U.S.A.

Ask an Expert - Our experts answer your literacy-related questions.

Check back each week or follow us on Facebook or Twitter for information about our new Tools.

Resources

Find dyslexia-related resources in our Resource Repository.