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SLD/Dyslexia: Experience the Knowledge with Dr. Margie Gillis
SLD/Dyslexia: Experience the Knowledge with Dr. Margie Gillis
Vol. 5, No. 1
January 2017
Supporting Students with SLD/Dyslexia:
Using Literacy Screening Data & More
Using Literacy Screening Data to Support Students with Reading Difficulties
Gather your team for this archived webinar presented by Dr. Margie Gillis.
Download the handouts.
Understanding Dyslexia: A FREE Information Session for Parents & Educators 
Mon., February 6, 7-9 pm (Snow Date: Thurs. February 9)    Literacy How, Inc., 100 Broadway (2nd floor), North Haven, CT

From identification and instruction to advocacy and empowerment, Dr. Margie Gillis will discuss the process of getting the best support for every child who needs it and answer your questions about dyslexia.  RSVP to Kim at 203-239-7323 by 2/1.

Experience the Knowledge with Dr. Margie Gillis
Margie Gillis, "a powerhouse of professional knowledge, both research-based and experiential" is available to present to districts, schools, and parents.  Call our office at 203-239-7323 to learn more.
Margie B. Gillis, Ed.D is a nationally recognized expert in SLD/Dyslexia and a Certified Academic Language Therapist who has been teaching children of all ages to read for over 40 years. She received her Doctorate of Education from the University of Louisville in Special Education. In 2009, Margie founded Literacy How, Inc. to provide professional development opportunities and coaching for teachers on how best to implement research-based reading practices in the classroom.
Margie has worked at the policy level through the Connecticut State Department of Education and recently was a member of the SLD/Dyslexia Workgroup and co-presented the webinar Increasing Awareness of SLD/Dyslexia: Implications for Connecticut Educators.
She is the co-founder and former president of Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, the former president of the CT Branch of the International Dyslexia Society, a board member of the Dyslexia Society of CT, New Alliance Foundation, and The Alliance for Accreditation and Certification of Dyslexia Specialists, and an executive board member of the Academic Language Therapist Association. In her capacity as Research Affiliate at Haskins Laboratories and at Fairfield University, Margie explores promising literacy practices with the potential for scaling up. In 2010, Margie founded the Anne E. Fowler Foundation to support scholarships for teachers to earn their sixth year Professional Certificate in Reading and Language Development at Fairfield University, an IDA-accredited program she helped develop.
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