Upcoming Event: “What’s next after high school?”

This is a great upcoming event for students with dyslexia and their families, and it could be helpful for students with other learning differences as well. It’s a great opportunity and i encourage you to attend! — PMK

What’s Next After High School? Preparation and Planning for High School Students with Dyslexia and their Families

Presented by the Pennsylvania Branch of the International Dyslexia Association

WHEN: Saturday, October 18, 2014 9:30 AM to 1 PM

WHERE: Allegheny Intermediate Unit at The Waterfront 475 East Waterfront Drive, Homestead, PA 15120

WH SHOULD ATTEND:

  • High School Students
  • Parents/Guardians of High School Students
  • High School Counselors Teachers and Tutors

Topics will include:

  • What are the options after high school?
  • How can you determine what school will be a good fit?
  • What kinds of accommodations are available for students with dyslexia in a
  • college or technical school, and how do you get accommodations?
  • Should a student reveal a learning disability on an admissions application?
  • How can a counselor from the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation (OVR) help?
  • Is there a difference between the SAT and the ACT? Which test is better?

These questions and others will be addressed by an educational consultant, current college students, college disability services personnel, OVR personnel, and parents who have been through the process.

Cost: $10 for the first member of a family $5 for each additional family member
Online Registration: Go to PBIDA.org
Questions: Email pittsburgh.dyslexia@pbida.org

Click here to view and download the flyer for this event.

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