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“Overcoming Dyslexia” Author Dr. Sally Shaywitz in Bloomington June 7th

We have a exciting opportunity to hear one of the nation's leading authorities and researchers on dyslexia at en event in Bloomington on June 7th.

Sally E. Shaywitz , M.D. is the author of over 200 scientific articles, chapters and books, including the widely acclaimed national best-seller, Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level. Together with her husband, Dr. Bennett Shaywitz, she originated and championed the "Sea of Strengths" model of dyslexia which emphasizes a sea of strengths of higher critical thinking and creativity surrounding the encapsulated weakness found in children and adults who are dyslexic.

Sally E. Shaywitz, M.D., and Bennett A. Shaywitz, M.D., co-directors of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity, and national experts on dyslexia, will discuss screening, diagnosis, evidence-based interventions, and new educational approaches.  The symposium will be on June 7 from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at Oak Grove Middle School, 1300 W 106th St, Bloomington. For more information and registration see Pacer's website.