Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina

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Charlotte Dyslexia Celebration Recap

2017 Light up night
Dyslexia Awareness Event
NO LONGER INVISIBLE!

Agenda

Welcome/ acknowledgement of special guests – Linda William
Opening Remarks

“What is Dyslexia” a parent/teacher perspective – Kristy Privette & Megan Mehtas
Megan shared the story of her discovery of dyslexia as a mother and a teacher.
Kristy read the book Red: A Crayon’s Story. Encouraging us to recognize and celebrate our child’s differences.
Red: A Crayon’s Story (by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way.)

NCPTA proclamation & NC dyslexia law (HB 149) – Christie & Lisa Eakins
Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina – Remarks on HB149
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Exceptional Children – Statement on HB149
HB-149
NC PTA – Dyslexia Resolution

NC Resources
Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina – Jennifer McBee

Blank Canvas Awareness Art – Donna  Gargett


Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center – Doreen Byrd


Dyslexia Advocacy Group of the Carolinas – Jeanette Meachem

Acknowledgements/close – Linda  William
Closing Remarks

Thanks for Lighting It Up Red for the 1 in 5 Charlotte!

 

Dallas has proclaimed October as Dyslexia Awareness Month!

Thank you Mayor Rick Coleman for proclaiming October as Dyslexia Awareness Month. Thanks Kelly Lynn for requesting this proclamation and helping spread dyslexia awareness in Dallas!

Greenville has proclaimed October as Dyslexia Awareness Month

Thank you Mayor Kandie Smith for proclaiming October as Dyslexia Awareness Month. Thanks Charity Littlefield for requesting this 1st time proclamation and helping spread dyslexia awareness in Greenville.

Light it Up Red

The Wells Fargo Duke Energy building in Charlotte and the Cardinal Hotel in Winston-Salem will be lighting it up Red in support of dyslexia awareness on October 14th!
#SayDyslexia North Carolina

Light It Up Red for the 1 in 5


Lincolnton has proclaimed October as Dyslexia Awareness Month!

Thank you Mayor Ed Hatley for proclaiming October as Dyslexia Awareness Month. Thanks Kelly Lynn for requesting this 1st time proclamation and helping spread dyslexia awareness in Lincolnton!

North Carolina has proclaimed October as Dyslexia Awareness Month!

Thank you Governor Roy Cooper for proclaiming October as Dyslexia Awareness Month in North Carolina! 
Awareness is the first step towards change.