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RI Advocacy For Children's Founders Have Been Collaborating With Decoding Dyslexia Ri And Our Rhode Island Legislators:

To craft and introduce several bills on Dyslexia to define, identify and provide teacher training in every school district.
Support the National Center for Learning Disabilities in approving Dyslexia legislation in the reauthorization of ESEA (Elementary and Secondary Education Act) and NCLB (No Child Left Behind.

Warwick Beacon Newspaper covered Rhode Island's 1st Annual Dyslexia Awareness Event on October 28, 2015 at Warwick Library. Over 80 participants learned from the expert presenters. See The Warwick Beacon's full story below:


PHONOLOGICAL: Dr. Julie Wilson, explained the medical aspects of dyslexia, how it manifests and why it causes difficulty with reading. She said that when children with dyslexia read a word different parts in their brain are activated instead of just one. This is why many students with dyslexia dislike reading because it take more work to understand each word.


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