Upcoming event! Wrightslaw Special Education & Advocacy Conference

Register today for this one-day Wrightslaw Special Education Law and Advocacy Conference featuring speaker, Pete Wright, Esq.

 

The program focuses on four areas:

* S​pecial education law, rights and responsibilities

* T​ests and measurements to measure progress and regression

* SMART IEPs

* ​I​ntroduction to tactics and strategies for effective advocacy

 

Wrightslaw programs are designed to meet the needs of parents, educators, health ​care providers, advocates and attorneys who represent children with disabilities regarding special education. The program is not disability specific​.​ Hosted by Decoding Dyslexia MN.

 

Conference fee includes: three Wrightslaw books which retail for $62.85 – Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2nd Edition,Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy, 2nd Edition, and Wrightslaw: All About IEPs.

 

The deadline to register is September 10, 2018. Ticket transfer is available. Questions? Contact decoding.dyslexia.mn@gmail.com.

https://connect.eventtia.com/en/dmz/wrightslawconferencemn/website#

 

Dyslexia Day at the MN State Capitol – 2017

2017 Dyslexia Day

Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Time: 9:30-2:00pm

Place: Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda

75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, St Paul, MN 55155

Join us for Decoding Dyslexia Minnesota’s Annual Dyslexia Day on the Hill and Rally.  Families and professionals from around the state gather at the Capitol to raise awareness about dyslexia and support legislative change.   

Schedule for the event:

9:30-10:00 Sign In – Rotunda

10:00-11:00 Speakers in the Rotunda  

11:00-11:30 Network with families – Rotunda

11:30-1:30 Meet with your Legislators

 1:30-2:00 Wrap-up – Rotunda

Hey Kids!!!

  • Bring a Poster with a Slogan:  Please show your support by bringing a poster.  Examples:  #SayDyslexia; Childhood Has No Rewind – Start Seeing Dyslexia; Equitable Education for ALL; or Dyslexia: Solutions for Struggling Readers

  • Tell Us What it’s like having dyslexia:  Any child interested in speaking will be welcome to the podium. We would like children to bring an index card with their answer to a question such as: What do you wish your teacher knew about dyslexia? What was it like in school before finding out you had dyslexia?  How long did you struggle with reading before you found out you had dyslexia?  

 

For Families:

  • Meet with your Legislators:  We highly encourage you to schedule a meeting with your Legislators.  Your legislators told us, they want to hear from families in their district!  See our website for more information. You can find your MN Senator and MN House Member at http://www.gis.leg.mn/iMaps/districts/.

 

This is a free event but we need your RSVP!  To Sign up follow one of the links below:

http://www.decodingdyslexiamn.org  or  https://www.facebook.com/decodingdyslexiamn/ 

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