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What is this thing called Dyslexia?

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On Thursday, November 8th from 7:00pm-8:30pm, The Summit School’s Founding Executive Director, Dr. Jane R. Snider, will present a fact-filled discussion on the history, diagnosis and defining differences, and plan of educational action for those with dyslexia. This free seminar will be held at the Severna Park Community Center located at 623 Baltimore-Annapolis Blvd., Severna Park, MD 21146.


Dr. Snider will discuss:



  • What are the symptoms of dyslexia?

  • When is it appropriate to assess for learning differences?

  • What causes dyslexia?

  • What should an academic program include?


The presentation is free and open to the public, however, space is limited. Reservations are required no later than Tuesday, November 6th.  To reserve your place, please RSVP to julie.kizerball@thesummitschool.org


About the Speaker:


Jane R. Snider, Ed.D.  is an educator with a doctoral degree in Human Development and Education from The George Washington University. She has been a teacher, a college professor, and a Learning Disabilities Specialist. Her expertise led to the creation of The Summit School in 1989 where she serves as Founding Executive Director. Summit is a school for bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences. Dr. Snider has earned many awards including the YWCA Tribute to Women and INdustry (TWIN) Award, The Washington Post Distinguished Educational Leadership Award, Maryland’s Top 100 Women, Brava! Women Business Achievement Award, and the Community Trustee Award.


About The Summit School:


The Summit School, located in Edgewater, MD, is a coed, non-profit school for grades 1-8. Summit offers a highly individualized academic program for bright students with dyslexia and other learning differences. For more information, visit www.thesummitschool.org


 

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