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Decoding Dyslexia NJ Sussex County Chapter Forming NOW!
Our first meeting; “MEET and GREET!”
Will be held this Friday, January 30, 2015 at the Living Waters Fellowship Board Room, on the third floor of 93A Spring Street, Newton, NJ at 7:00PM
is a grassroots movement driven by NJ families concerned with the limited access to educational interventions for dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities within our public schools. We aim to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children and inform policy-makers on best practices to identify, re-mediate and support students with dyslexia in NJ public schools.
This is our first get together of the Sussex County chapter of Decoding Dyslexia and is designed to be a meet and greet. Please note the meeting is on the 3rd floor in the board room. Hope to see you there!
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Federal Dyslexia Resolution 456:
TIME TO ACTIVATE!
Res. 456, “Resolution on Dyslexia” presented by Rep.Bill Cassidy (R-LA) needs the support of at least 100 U.S. Congress members to bring it to a vote in the House
Education and the Workforce committee.
Please contact your representative and tell him or her to sign on to the
Resolution on Dyslexia, now!
Find your representative here: http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/
Sample letter here:
Dear Rep. ————
Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) needs the support of at least 100 U.S. Congress members to bring to a vote H.Res.456 in the House Education and the Workforce committee. As one of your constituents concerned with the education of all of our children, I am counting on you to support this resolution.
(Insert your personal story here, if you have one that you’d like to share.)
Rep. Cassidy’s Resolution recognizes each major element of dyslexia: its prevalence (1 in 5); the cognitive and neurobiological bases; its unexpected nature and persistence; its profound impact on education and the critical need for action by schools.
Rep. Cassidy gets it and I hope that you do too. The Bipartisan Dyslexia Caucus which he co-founded was a major step forward and now the Dyslexia Resolution brings light and understanding, and hopefully action, to ensuring that children who are dyslexic receive the understanding and evidence-based programs and accommodations that they deserve. Please act now to support Resolution #456 –