Children reading dyslexia

Presentation Thursday on How CT Schools Address Dyslexia and Reading Disabilities

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Dr. Margie Gillis will discuss “Understanding Dyslexia/Reading Disabilities: Using Data-driven Instruction to Make Progress,” about the process of getting the best support for every child who needs it. She also will answer questions. In this presentation, co-sponsored by Darien Special Education Parent Advisory Committee (SEPAC) and Darien Library, Gillis will discuss identification and instruction, advocacy and empowerment during her presentation from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 28. — an announcement from Darien Library

Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD)/Dyslexia affects 80 percent of those diagnosed with learning disabilities.