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Events

2014 EVENTS

READING DISABILITIES WORKSHOP SERIES

HIDA is pleased to be collaborating with Wayland Baptist University Hawai'i Campus in offering a FREE workshop series on Reading Disabilities. The workshops will be held on Saturday mornings.

LOCATION: WBU's campus in Mililani Mauka (95-1091 Ainamakua Drive)

COST/PARKING: Free

TOPICS:
When Children Struggle to Read (Sept 6, 2014)

Dyslexia Simulations (interactive workshop; Sept 20, 2014)

Help/Support for Struggling Readers (an overview; Oct 4, 2014)

A certificate of attendance will be issued upon request.

CLICK HERE for more information.

SPACE LIMITED; REGISTER EARLY! mhiga@dyslexia-hawaii.org or 538-7007


STRUGGLING READERS, DYSLEXIA AND OTHER READING DISABILITIES

DATE: Thursday, October 23, 2014

TIME: 6:30 - 9:00 pm

LOCATION: HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union (1259 A'ala Street, Honolulu)

COST: Free, except $3.00 charge for parking with validation

This workshop will open with a brief overview of dyslexia, including discussion of signs (“symptoms”) of dyslexia, how reading disabilities affect learning, and how appropriate teaching and intervention can help dyslexic children and other struggling readers.

Then attendees will rotate through learning stations which simulate various language-related tasks similar to those encountered in the classroom and workplace (for example, reading out loud in class, or taking a sales order from a customer).

The final part of the workshop will be an explanation and discussion of the aspects of dyslexia that were being simulated, and how they impact everyday life skills.

A certificate of attendance will be issued upon request.

CLICK HERE for more information.

SPACE LIMITED; REGISTER EARLY! mhiga@dyslexia-hawaii.org or 538-7007


2014 FUNDRAISER
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Mahalo to everyone who planned, attended, donated and otherwise supported HIDA's April 17, 2014 fundraiser!!! It was a wonderfully successful evening raising funds for HIDA and its programs.

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Emcees - Moani Hara (Miss Hawai'i USA 2014) and Billy V. (Hawaiian 105 KINE) (Mark Ramelb photo)

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Maia Fashion Show produced by Amanda Stevens of Dream On Consulting

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Singer/Songwriter Johnna Padeken Parel (Chelsea Bolling photo)

CLICK HERE to see more event images taken by Chelsea Bolling, Mark Ramelb and Matt Hirata...mahalo!!!

Support HIDA... DONATE NOW ALL MONIES RAISED REMAIN IN HAWAI‘I IN SUPPORT OF HIDA AND ITS PROGRAMS.

Keep informed... SUBSCRIBE to HIDA E-NEWS.

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HIDA Board Member Charles Bering and wife Kassie distributed information and answered questions about dyslexia and HIDA at the Teddy Bear Round-Up and Family Resource Fair sponsored by Prevent Child Abuse Hawaii and held at Windward Mall on April 26, 2014 .

Struggling Readers, Dyslexia and Other Reading Disabilities

Date: Thursday, October 23, 2014

Time: 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Location: HawaiiUSA Federal Credit Union (1259 A'ala Street, Honolulu)

Cost: Free, except $3.00 charge for parking with validation

This workshop will open with a brief overview of dyslexia, including discussion of signs (“symptoms”) of dyslexia, how reading disabilities affect learning, and how appropriate teaching
and intervention can help dyslexic children and other struggling readers.

Then attendees will rotate through learning stations which simulate various language-related tasks similar to those encountered in the classroom and workplace (for example, reading out loud in class, or taking a sales order from a customer). This will be followed by an explanation and discussion of the aspects of dyslexia being simulated, and how they impact everyday life skills.

CLICK HERE for more information.

SEATING IS LIMITED. Please register by Wednesday, October 15.

Email: mhiga@dyslexia-hawaii.org
Phone: 538-7007

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