AY About You is concerned about the academic challenges our students face. We featured the struggle that Emily Brown has experienced with her children’s dyslexia in a recent issue.
A internationally-known leader in dyslexia research will be speaking Monday night at an event for concerned families. Tim Conway, Ph. D. is a researcher and advocate for dyslexia and dyslexic students. Dr. Conway is a neuroscientist who has devoted his life’s work to dyslexia after being remediated at age 4 by an aunt who also was a researcher on the condition.
It’s a presentation and community panel where families can attend and ask questions. Advocates along with the moderator, Stephen Yearout, who is also well known in the dyslexia community as a successful businessman who has dyslexia and even hosts a podcast about it.
The event will be held at the Ron Robinson Theater on Nov. 25. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Come after you have seen Santa at the downtown tree lighting and come by with your family. If you or someone you know has dyslexia, this will be enlightening.