What Can I Do ?

1. Share your personal story and ask that they support any proposed bills. Tips for writing can be found here: http://www.pacer.org/Parent/php/PHP-c121.pdf

 2.  Find your legislator here:  http://maps.legis.wisconsin.gov/

3. “Like” us on Facebook. 

4. Make an appointment to meet with your local legislators bring DD WI literature

5. Participate in DD WI Surveys, Polls and Petitions.

6. Encourage your US Representative to join the Bipartisan Dyslexia Caucus. Email or call!  https://dyslexiacaucus-brownley.house.gov/  

7. Share this information with 3 other people, ask that they get involved in this movement also!

WHAT ELSE CAN I DO? 

Join the WI Branch of the International Dyslexia Association https://wi.dyslexiaida.org/

Join our discussion board on Facebook to network and interact with families, teachers, and researchers all over the state to learn what works and what doesn’t for your child.

Get involved in your community.

Take a parent advocacy course.

Inquire about your school district’s state-mandated “Special Education Advisory Council” attend meetings and consider joining. If they don’t have one yet start your own.

Go to School Board Meetings, consider becoming a school board member.

Join a variety of district committees, talk to other parents at local events, talk about dyslexia with educators. Become a resource for others!

 JOIN US!

Reach out to us on our public Facebook page!  If something posted was helpful to you share the post, comment, and like it!   The best way to raise awareness is to share information.  Join us!  Share our information with others you may know.

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Host a discussion at your library!

Host an Event with a dozen of your favorite teachers!

Host a Movie or webinar about Literacy in your community Movies about Literacy

Watch a video such as this for an informative discussion.

You will find an abundance of information in the following presentation from the recently retired former headmaster of  Marburn  Academy.

“Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind”  

 F Scott Fitzgerald   Author, Screenwriter, US Army soldier, and dyslexic.

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