2017 Dyslexia Day

Join us for the Annual Dyslexia Day on the Hill Rally. Each year families and professionals from around the state gather at the Capitol to raise awareness about dyslexia and support legislative change for students with dyslexia. The Rally is a time for us to gather in the Rotunda to share stories with each other, and with Senators and Representatives.  Please RSVP at the bottom of the page.

Schedule for the event: 

9:30-10:00 Sign In - Rotunda 
10:00-11:00 Speakers in the Rotunda  
11:00-11:30 Network with families - Rotunda 
11:30-1:30 Meet with Legislators 
 1:30-2:00 Wrap-up - Rotunda
(NEW) 3:00 Hearing in Senate E-12 Policy Committee - Rm 1100 MN Senate Bldg

Bring a poster:

Please consider bringing a poster with a slogan to show your support. Examples include #SayDyslexia; Childhood Has No Rewind - Start Seeing Dyslexia; Equitable Education for ALL; or Dyslexia: Solutions for Struggling Reader.

Children involvement:

Any child interested in speaking will be welcome to the podium. We would like children to bring an index card or half sheet with their answer to a question such as: What do you wish your teacher knew about dyslexia? What was it like in school before finding out you had dyslexia?

Meet with your Legislators and ask their support of bill SF0453/HF0668:

We highly encourage you to set up a meeting with your Legislators.  They have mentioned their desire to hear from families in their district!  See our website for more information. You can find your MN Senator and MN House Member at http://www.gis.leg.mn/iMaps/districts/.   

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Packet for Event

Thank you to our sponsors for making 2017 Dyslexia Day on the Hill and Rally possible! 

Groves_Screen_Shot_2016-03-19_at_11.03.44_AM.png Groves Academy, Saint Louis Park

C4CLOGO_no_year.jpg Casting 4 Cures

The_Reading_Center_logo.png The Reading Center, Rochester

 Clere_Consulting.pngClere Consulting, Twin Cities

Learn_to_Learn_logo.pngLearn to Learn, Saint Paul

Mike and Chris Moe

 Spelling_Success_logo.png Spelling Success Janna Brenhaug, St. Cloud area, online store for Card Games

 Multisensory_Reading_Solutions.pngMultiSensory Reading Solutions Robin Rovick, Twin Cities

IDA_Upper_Midwest.pngIDA-UMB International Dyslexia Association - Upper Midwest Branch

The Minnerath Family

The Vanden Heuvel Family

WHEN
February 21, 2017 at 9:30am - 2pm
WHERE
Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda
75 Rev Dr Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
St Paul, MN 55155
United States
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