Former Blackhawks’ defenseman, Brent Sopel, has recently taken on a new fight.

Brent is taking something that has negatively affected him during his life and is now turning it into a positive not only for himself but also for his kids, and other kids around the world as well. It’s really refreshing to watch him use his platform, as a former NHL player, to his advantage and truly make a difference with something like dyslexia which is actually much more common than you may think.


Decoding Dyslexia NJ is pleased to partner with AIM Institute for Learning & Research for a FREE WEBINAR with Expert, Nancy Hennessy on January 15, 2019!

On behalf of AIM’s Access to the Experts Community Workshop Series, we are happy to bring you:

The Multifaceted Nature of Reading Acquisition: Unraveling the Reading Rope

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 | 6:30 – 7:30 pm ET

Description: Hollis Scarborough’s Reading Rope provides a powerful illustration of the multiple strands of proficient reading. The rope model unravels the critical skills of word recognition and language comprehension. It directly informs our understanding of why some students succeed and some struggle and provides necessary direction for effective instruction. This session will define the strands of the rope, examine individual contributions and necessary interactions, and further develop an understanding of how skilled reading develops.