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Dyslexia Lunch and Learn

May 12, 2021

Special 2 part series exploring dyslexia.

May 12th at 12:00pm MT
"What is Dyslexia" with Connie Risser
Gain insight into the learning difficulty that affects 1 in 5 children.

May 17th at 12:00pm MT
"Diagnosis: Dyslexia. Now What?" with Kirsten Lewis
See activities you can do to support a child with dyslexia.

This series is produced in partnership with Children's Therapy Place, who's mission is to empower and support children and their families to live their best lives through innovative therapy, educational programs, and collaborative multidisciplinary services.


Connie Risser
Founder and director of the Joshua Institute which is designed to help students with learning difficulties. Her journey began not only to find out how to help her own children thrive in school, but to help others as well. She is a professionally certified educational therapist with a master’s degree in special education, an instructor for the National Institute for Learning Development, and a coach for educators.

Kirsten Lewis, MS, CCC-SLP
Founder of Reach the Summit Language and Literacy Clinic. As a Speech Language Pathologist, Kirsten recognized that children with verbal speech and language disorders were also demonstrating difficulties learning to read and write. She now specializes in the prevention, early intervention, and remediation of children with written language disorders, and is certified as a Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist through the Center for Effective Reading Instruction and the International Dyslexia Association.

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