Journey into Dyslexia

Mark Twain Library and ConnBIDA 

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  

ConnBIDA  (Connecticut  Branch  International  Dyslexia  Assn.)   Phone:      203-­‐938-­‐9275                    Website:        www.connbida.org                    Email:     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   


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