The Bethel Park School District's Special Services Department will offer a "Experience Dyslexia, A Simulation" Parent/Guardian Training Night on Monday, February 17 from 5 to 7:30 PM in the Large Group Instruction Room at Bethel Park High School (309 Church Road).
Presenting this evening will be Dr. Denise Morelli and other representatives from the Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (PBIDA) including Psychologists, Physicians, Educators, School Administrators, Reading Specialists, Individuals with Dyslexia, and Parents of children with specific learning disabilities.
The presentation will begin with a brief discussion of dyslexia, including the neurological basis, demographics, warning signs and interventions.
Participants will take part in six simulated activities which will mimic experiences and processing of those with dyslexia. Activities will include various components of reading, listening, visual motor, letter-word identification, copying and auditory discrimination.
The evening is free and open to any Bethel Park School District parents and staff. Parents in neighboring school districts are also welcome.
To register for this evening, please register with the PBIDA online by clicking here.
Please click on the link below for more information.