|OPEN HOUSE – ORTON-GILLINGHAM for Struggling Readers by the Children’s Dyslexia Centers-Seacoast Learning Center in collaboration with the Rochester School District|
|WhereRochester Opera House – 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester NH 03867|
|FREE Dyslexia Event – Thursday June 15
Rethinking Dyslexia: One School’s Solution – Orton-Gillingham (OG) for Struggling Readers
FREE – 2.5 CEUs for Educators
|OPEN HOUSE – OG for Struggling Readers
5:30 Doors open
6:00-6:15 – Welcome
6:15-7:00 – Rethinking Dyslexia – The Movie
7:00-8:00 – Question and Answer
8:30-9:00 – Sign Up for the September Orton-Gillingham Cohort
Includes representatives from the Children’s Dyslexia Center – Seacoast Learning Center, Rochester School Department, School Board Chairman, New Hampshire dyslexia law stakeholders, parents, and students.
The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia
With 1 in 5 people dyslexic this film is a must see for everyone including administrators, teachers, special educators, and parents. The film presents personal accounts of the dyslexia experience from children, experts, and industry leaders. Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz, co-founders of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity, share research from their decades-long investigation into dyslexia.
Question and Answer
There will be an audience question and answer period after the movie.
September Orton-Gillingham Cohort Sign-up
The Rochester School District is hosting the September Orton-Gillingham cohort. The cohort, lead by the Children’s Dyslexia Centers – Seacoast Learning Center, includes 60 hours of classroom instruction and the area’s only structured 100 hour supervised practicum. Scholars who successfully complete the training become IMSLEC certified teachers of Orton-Gillingham. All schools are invited to join! Space is limited. 2017-2018 Cohort training dates: 9/12, 9/26, 10/10, 10/24, 11/14, 12/5, 1/9/18 and 2/6/18.
Rochester Opera House – 31 Wakefield Street, Rochester NH 03867