+ Central Ohio Branch of IDA Conference Friday March 1, 2013

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COBIDA Annual Spring Conference

The Central Ohio Branch of the International Dyslexia Association, COBIDA is holding its annual spring conference on Friday March 1, 2013;  8 am to 4 pm at the OCLC Conference Center 6600 Kilgour Place, Dublin OH 43017

PROFESSIONAL TRACK: 6 Contact Hours

Unlocking Literacy: Teaching decoding, spelling, and vocabulary to older students.

Presentation specifically designed to give teachers numerous strategies and activities for use in the classroom or tutoring including morphology, context clues, dictionary/thesaurus use, word association, multiple meanings and figurative language.

Presented by Marcia Henry, PhD, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University.  Past President, The International Dyslexia Association (1992-1996)

PARENT TRACK

Presentation specifically designed to focus on issues that impact dyslexic children and their parents.  Areas addressed will include

 Special Education Advocacy: Doug Shank, Parent of a dyslexic child

Update: Ohio Dyslexia Legislation: Earl B Oremus, M Ed, Central Ohio Member of the Ohio Board of Regents, Dyslexia Task Force, Marburn Academy Head of School

Legal Tools for Attacking Reading: Judith Saltzman, Attorney, Hickman & Lowder Co., LPA

Unlocking Self-Esteem in Children With Dyslexia: Susan Weltner-Brunton PhD , Licenced Psychologist

Contact Casaundra Crawford, COBIDA, crcoption8@yahoo.com  or phone 216-333-5558

COBIDA PO Box 340426 Columbus OH 43234

Orton-Gillingham tutoring in Columbus OH:  Adrienne Edwards 614-579-6021 or email aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com

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