Will Present the HBO Film & Speaker
Journey into Dyslexia
Tuesday, March 20, 2012 from 7-9 pm
at Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Road, Redding, CT 06896 Tel: 203-‐938-‐2545
Admission is free.
Dr. Margie Gillis, Literacy How and Haskins Laboratories will speak immediatley after the film.
Oscar winning Filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond examine the complexities of the dyslexic brain, showing how it is structured differently, and debunk myths and misperceptions about dyslexia in the HBO2 documentary JOURNEY INTO DYSLEXIA. Dr. Margie Gillis will speak following the presentation of the film. She received her Doctorate of Education from the University of Louisville in Special Education, where she began her work training teachers of reading. She is President of Literacy How, Inc. and Director of Haskins Literacy Initiative, which promotes the science of teaching reading through professional development and classroom support for teachers. There will be a Q&A following the talk.
Registration at the Mark Twain Library is encouraged but not required. Online: http://www.marktwainlibrary.org OR Telephone: 203-‐938-‐2545