Spend time discovering the advantages that come with being dyslexic.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014
Dyslexic Advantage, is excited to invite the public to a Dyslexia Celebration, an extraordinary family-friendly gathering to inspire and encourage dyslexic young people of all ages. Enjoy a variety of guest speakers that include Dinosaur Expert (Jurassic Park) Jack Horner, Pulitzer Prize winning Poet Philip Schultz, Video Game Designer Joe Booth, and many more! Other activities include Dyslexia Bingo, Experience Dyslexia simulation, and a variety of non-profit organizations.
The event will be held Sunday March 23, 2014 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Mission High School. Free Parking is limited, only five blocks from BART. Affordable pay parking is accessible at 3255 21st Street, or 2351 Mission Street. Tickets are $15 for adults when you register in advanced online at http://www.celebratedyslexia.org/, or $20 at the door. Kids ages 17 and under are free. Financial scholarships are available, no one will be turned away because of financial need.
Dyslexic Advantage is dedicated toward helping understand, build, and use dyslexic strengths in the classroom and at work. This event is organized by the non-profit organization Dyslexic Advantage with help and support from the Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, Charles Armstrong School, PEN Parents Education Network, National Center for Learning Disabilities, Stanford Office of Accessible Education, Literate Nation, Party City, the Northern California International Dyslexia Association, Decoding Dyslexia California, Mission High School, the San Francisco School District, and Beeline Reader.
The NIH defines dyslexia as an unexpected difficulty learning to become a fast and accurate reader and speller compared to others who are similarly bright.
About Dyslexic Advantage
Dyslexic Advantage is a 501c3 non-profit charity that seeks to create a world where the strengths and talents of dyslexic people are celebrated and where every dyslexic child and adult can flourish in school, work, and life. Dyslexic Advantage was co-founded by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide and supported by generous donors like you. Donations to Dyslexic Advantage are completely tax-deductible by federal IRS guidelines. For more information about the Dyslexic Advantage, visit http://dyslexicadvantage.com/.