Dyslexia for Caregivers and Parents
Learn about diagnosis, intervention, advocacy, and providing emotional support for students with reading difficulties. Led by Jacquie Avery PhD, LP Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Time & Location
Apr 12, 7:00 PM
Brooklands Elementary Media Center, 490 E Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, USA
About the Event
Through this presentation, parents and caregivers can expect to learn more about the diagnosis and identification of children with reading disabilities, common challenges that co-occur with reading difficulties, recommended interventions and accommodations for reading difficulties, and suggestions for how to provide emotional support for children with reading difficulties.
Jacquie Avery is a clinical psychologist and pediatric neuropsychologist who trained at medical clinics across the country, including the Children's Hospital of Michigan, the Children's Hospitals of Minnesota, the University of Minnesota, and the Fraser Child and Family Center. She helps kids and their families to better understand how medical factors affect cognitive, emotional, and behavioral functioning; how individual differences can be supported to promote resilience and optimal outcomes; and how parents can be their child's best advocate. Dr. Avery additionally has a personal and professional interest in dyslexia and reading disabilities.