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Dyslexia Dash 2018

Dyslexia Dash 2018

Join us at the Dyslexia Dash! For all participants there will be official times this year and recognition for various age categories. We also welcome those interested in a family fun walk/run. Come walk at your leisure and connect with others in the dyslexia community or run for your best time. Bib/packet pick-ups will be available from Thursday October 4th from 4-7 p.m. at Horizon Academy – 4901 Reinhardt Drive Roeland Park, KS 66205. You can also pick up your bib/packet on race day beginning at 7:30 a.m. and the race will begin at 8:30 a.m. We will have music, information booths, snacks and fun! The Horizon Academy Fall Festival will immediately follow with lots of games and activities for the whole family. There might even be a guest appearance form KC Wolf and the KC Chiefs cheerleaders. WHEN: October 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm WHERE: Horizon Academy, 4901 Reinhardt Dr, Roeland Park, KS 66205 TICKETS: https://runsignup.com/Race/Register/?raceId=49471&eventId=233025 Event Pricing $25 for 13 years and older* $20 for 6 to 12 year olds FREE for 5 and under. $15 per person for groups of 10 or more. ***Registration by 9/8 includes a FREE Dash T-shirt. *price increases $5 after 9/15 *Registration will close on Thursday 9/27 at midnight* You will be able to register on race morning or packet pick-up with cash or check...
Walking Through the IEP Process

Walking Through the IEP Process

Please join Decoding Dyslexia and Educational Therapy Center for “Walking Through the IEP Process” on Monday, April 30th from 6pm-7:30pm at Woodneath Library in KCMO. 6pm: Social time and snacks 6:3pm: Rand Hodgson Speaker Rand Hodgson works as a private advocate. His passion is helping parents navigate the IEP process for their children with various types of disabilities, including dyslexia and other learning disabilities. He will describe the process in parent friendly terms, but with the background data and required terminology to generate positive and fair outcomes for our children. Please share with others who would benefit from this information! If you have any questions please contact Julie Shaw at 816-591-0788! Please RSVP by text or call Julie at...
Unlocking Dyslexia

Unlocking Dyslexia

UNLOCKING DYSLEXIA WHEN: April 5-6, 2018 WHERE: Doubletree by Hilton Kansas City, Overland Park, KS Experience what it is like for a student with a learning disability in a classroom setting. Horizon Academy will provide a Learning Disability simulation. Participation spots are limited to 50 for an effective simulation experience, however, everyone is welcome to attend to observe and participate in the Q&A following. Please join us for networking, conversation, demystification and awareness. Participation is free, however, we appreciate any small donation you are able to provide. Donations help cover the cost of room rental. All additional proceeds go directly to assist with teacher training scholarships and student scholarships. Thank you. Click here to...
Joint Effort For Feline Friends

Joint Effort For Feline Friends

The Educational Therapy Center (ETC) is partnering with Friends of Parkville Animal Shelter (FOPAS) to help homeless animals during this holiday season. ETC is hosting a cat/kitten adoption event at its location in the English Landing Shops, 171 English Landing Dr.,Suite 110, Parkville, MO 64152 on Saturday, December 9th and December 16th from 11:00am-3:00pm FOPAS has an unusually high number of kittens for this time of year (approximately 25), along with its usual houseful of loving, adult cats.  Stop by and give a pet a home for...
Making Sense of Dylsexia

Making Sense of Dylsexia

Join Lorrie Wolf, owner of Educational Therapy Center, and Michelle Berg Ph.D, the Director of the Center for Learning Disorders, for FREE “Making Sense of Dyslexia”, today, Thursday, Nov. 2nd from 6:30pm to 8pm at Johnson County Community College, Carlson Center #211, 12345 College Blvd., Overland Park, KS 66221. This is a FREE informational session about how to make sense of a dyslexia diagnosis, the testing, and the data. Both presenters are the original members of the International Dyslexia Association Kansas Missouri...
Dyslexia Dash – Kansas City 2017

Dyslexia Dash – Kansas City 2017

On October 1, 2017 join us at the Dyslexia Dash as we look to “Make America Read Again”. This family friendly 5K walk/run will take place at English Landing Park. Come walk at your leisure and connect with others in the dyslexia community or run for your best time! We will have music, information booths, snacks and fun! Click here to learn more & register: https://register.enter2run.com/Race/MO/Parkville/DyslexiaDashKC   Educational Therapy Center now has a team for the Dyslexia Dash 5k on October 1st! Feel free to join our team or contribute to our team here:...
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