Join us at Elmhurst College for a day to learn more about dyslexia and to network with other parents sharing similar journeys.
Cost (includes Continental Breakfast):
$40.00 ERI Members
Early Oral Language Signs of Dyslexia– 9:00 to 9:55am
Tom Parton, Speech Language Pathologist, Special Education Building Chair, Normal Community West H.S.
Building a Parent Advocacy Group: Strategies and Considerations– 10:05 to 11:00am
Sharon Kacmarcik, Esq., ERI Co-President Elect, founding member of a special education parent group and a dyslexia parent group; and Elizabeth Coffey, M.S., grant writer for a local not-for-profit organization, and immediate past co-chairperson of a parent advocacy group for a sizeable public-school district
Parent Networking Time — 11:00 to 11:30am
Study Skills: Strategies to Support Executive Functioning– 11:30 to 12:25pm
Katie Chhu, Admission Counselor, Landmark School
Attributes of Successful Students–12:35 to 1:30pm
Casey Crnich, Ed.D., Executive Director, Hyde Park Day School, ERI Board Member