ALTA - Academic Language Therapy Association

Dyslexia Paradigm Currently In Place

Event Name: Dyslexia Paradigm Currently In Place
Sponsor: ALTA Louisiana
Type: Continuing Education
Chapter: Louisiana
Contact Hours: 1
Dates / Times: Tuesday, December 3, 04:30 AM - 05:30 AM
Description: Join the ALTA Louisiana Chapter for our live online Zoom meeting. This meeting will feature guest speaker Dr. Laura Cassidy as she discusses the most current definition of dyslexia found in Federal Law, stumbling blocks in our current educational system to identifying and meeting the needs of every child with dyslexia, as well as solutions to the current paradigm in place.
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Presenter(s): Dr. Laura Cassidy currently serves as the Chair of the Board for the Dyslexia Resource Center and the Board President of Louisiana Key Academy, a public charter school for children with dyslexia. Dr. Cassidy was a founding member of the Louisiana Key Academy charter school and has a daughter with dyslexia. Her and her husband, Bill struggled to find the correct education for her daughter, which helped her understand that dyslexia is prevalent and that educational opportunities are sparse and expensive. Both Laura and her husband Senator Bill Cassidy work with Drs. Bennett and Sally Shaywitz advocating for dyslexia at a national level.
Cost: Free
Contact: Identification and Assessment of Dyslexia

224-384- 5484
Location: ALTA Louisiana Chapter
3172 Government St.
Baton Rouge, LA 70806

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