Special PEN Event: The Shaywitzes on Dyslexia

Sally Shaywitz is one of the world’s leading authorities on dyslexia and successful interventions for helping people with dyslexia. I’m really excited about this event and I’ll be there–let me know if you’re interested in going too and I’ll see you there! — PMK

DYSLEXIA: Translating Scientific Progress into Policy and Practice – It’s Time!

The Shaywitzes are world experts on reading and dyslexia. Bennett Shaywitz is a pioneer in the application of functional brain imaging for the study of reading and dyslexia in children and adults. Sally Shaywitz has devoted her career to helping children and adults with dyslexia; her research provides the basis for understanding the disorder. Together, they originated a widely accepted model of dyslexia that emphasizes the strengths seen in people with dyslexia. They are the founders of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity.

WHEN: February 02, 2012, 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM, St. Ignatius College Prep, 2001 37th Avenue San Francisco, CA 94116
Registration:  General public – $80.00, Member School staff – $40.00
Visit the PEN website to register here: http://www.parentseducationnetwork.org/SpeakerSeries?eventId=427690&EventViewMode=EventDetails

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