In this webinar we will share information about dyslexia, dispel some common myths and misconceptions, discuss the societal costs of unsupported dyslexia, and provide suggestions about how you can help to make your workplace and business more accessible and welcoming to individuals with dyslexia and other forms of print disabilities.
Format: Free webinar. Zoom link will be sent closer to the webinar date.
Speaker: Alicia Smith, Executive Director of Dyslexia Canada
Alicia Smith is the Executive Director of Dyslexia Canada and the president of the International Dyslexia Association Ontario.
In her role at IDA Ontario Alicia helped to create the Ontario Literacy Alliance, worked closely with the Ministry of Education, released the report ‘Lifting the Curtain on EQAO Scores', and organized a multitude of webinars and workshops focused on bringing teachers together to learn how they can improve equity for students through evidence-based reading instruction and assessment. At Dyslexia Canada Alicia is working with local grassroots groups and advocates across Canada to advance the Right to Read nationally.