Trio of workshops focus on dyslexiaWhat do Thomas Edison, Charles Schwab, Richard Branson, Tom Cruise, Mark Twain, and Leonardo da Vinci have in common?
What do Thomas Edison, Charles Schwab, Richard Branson, Tom Cruise, Mark Twain, and Leonardo da Vinci have in common?
These people along with many others had/have dyslexia, a neurologically based set of symptoms, which are characterized by individuals having difficulty learning to read, write and spell.
If you would like to learn more about dyslexia three events are being held in the October in Superior. A workshop on “What is Dyslexia?” begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Enduring Achievement LLC, 1608 Tower Ave. The workshop is designed to give parents basic information about dyslexia or reading disorder. Simulations will also allow attendees to experience some of the frustrations dyslexics experience. Free and open to the public.
The film “Journey into Dyslexia,” and HBO documentary on the struggles of adults and children with dyslexia, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11 at Enduring Achievement LLC. A question and answer informational session will follow the film.
“The Dyslexic Advantage, a book by Brock Eide M.D. and Fernette Eide M.D. will be discussed beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 18 at Enduring Achievement. LLC. The scientific findings and specific characteristics of dyslexics’ brain organization are discussed as an advantage as opposed to a disability.
All events are free and open to the public. Space is limited. To reserve a spot or for more information, call (218) 348-5089.