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Dyslexia for a Day

2 hour training great for educators, parents and mental health professionals. During the training you will experience dyslexia through reading, writing, processing simulations. You will get a sense of what accommodations would be most helpful after experiencing this training. Teachers recommend this training as a professional development training. It offers a greater understanding of the frustration a child experiences and self-esteem issues that are attached to the learning difference.

This training will lead you through 5 simulations of different areas that affect people with dyslexia. The founder, Donna Gargett, that as a dyslexic herself, stated, “this is the best representation of how it feels to be dyslexic! donna.gargettbcaa@gmail.com


Dyslexia-uncover the facts

1 or 2 hour trainings available to review the basic definition of dyslexia and review myths. Participates will be involved in the discussing myths. Training will provide local resources and how to request services in the school system.
donna.gargettbcaa@gmail.com


Dyslexia in the workforce

1 or 2 hour trainings available to discuss the prevalence of dyslexia in the workforce and how to address it. A sensitivity training for employees and employers to address the needs of 15-20% of the population. We will also explore the customers perspective in serving the public that also may have dyslexia. This training will open workers minds to being more sensitive to what may look like careless mistakes and discuss how to avoid mistakes for individuals that may be struggling with dyslexia. We will review helpful technology and provide examples of appropriate language to use with the public. This training may also help employers target a new marketing and affect technique for the dyslexic population.
donna.gargettbcaa@gmail.com


Learning Differences

2 hour training with documentary “Being You” An insider’s look on all learning differences; dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dyspraxia, ADD, ADHD the signs and symptoms and the strengths. You will learn about the many famous people that have similar struggles but despite there challenges have become successful adults. You will learn why Howie Mandel says there is power in hearing other’s say “Me too.”
donna.gargettbcaa@gmail.com