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All Events are Free and Open to the Public.

Seating is limited so please use the link provided to register.

Dyslexia Network of Forsyth County Presents

Understanding Special Education Services in the School System

Would your child benefit more from an IEP or a 504 plan? What is the difference between EIP, SST and RTI? Paul West, assistant director of special education in Forsyth County Schools, will answer these questions among many others regarding services that the special education department offers to eligible students. This free outreach event is brought to you by Dyslexia Network of Forsyth County.


Open to the public. No registration is necessary. 


Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 @ 7:00pm

Forsyth Board of Education Building Room 380
1120 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040

Georgia Branch

Dyslexia Network of Forsyth County Presents

Helping Students Achieve Academic Success

Join us for a presentation focused on assistive technology solutions for students with

learning differences (LD)!


Liz Persaud and Sam Peters from Tools for Life, Georgia's Assistive Technology Act Program under AMAC Accessibility Solutions and Research Center at Georgia Tech will share some of the basic difficulties individuals with learning disabilities encounter in their daily lives. Sharing personal and professional experiences, Liz and Sam will illustrate the challenges of living and working with ADHD, dyslexia, and other learning disabilities. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about how assistive technology (AT) devices and services are creating innovative solutions. Demonstrations of AT will be given as well as time for Q&A.


This DNF / IDA-GA / DDGA Outreach Event is free and open to the public. Check-in will begin at 6:45 p.m. Program will start at 7:00 p.m. Please let others know about this event.


Please register here: Eventbrite.com

Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 @ 7:00 - 8:30pm

Forsyth Board of Education Building
1120 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040

Georgia Branch

Dyslexia Network of Forsyth County Presents

The Connection Between Speech-Language Development and Dyslexia

Join us as we discuss what is typical speech-language development, when to be concerned, and what to do about your concerns. Presenter Anne Reed, M.S., CCC-SLP is a speech-language pathologist and is certified at the Associate Level with the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators.


This DNF / IDA-GA / DDGA Outreach Event is free and open to the public.


Please register here: Eventbrite.com

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 @ 7:00 - 8:30pm

Forsyth Board of Education Building
1120 Dahlonega Highway
Cumming, GA 30040

Georgia Branch