Summer Training Course for Educators:
Orton-Gillingham Training – Level 1 Foundations of Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE).
July 18-21, 2016
Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. Winnipeg. MB
The course is appropriate for classroom teachers, pre-service teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Reading Clinicians, educational assistants, school administrators, daycare educators, homeschool teachers, English as a second language educators, tutors and parents. Presenter: Ms. Corey Zylstra, Director of REACH Learning Centre, Vancouver, B.C.
Click here for more information or to register.
Hosted by the Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba and the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba.
Download a copy of event poster here: Dyslexia Champions (Summer Foundations Manitoba)
May 2016 :
Read letters from Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba to Manitoba’s new Premier, Honourable Brian Pallister and Manitoba’s Education Minister the Honourable Ian Wishart. DCM has requested a meeting to discuss how we can work together with the new Provincial government to support children with dyslexia in Manitoba schools.
- Premier Brian Pallister. See: DCM to Brian Pallister May, 2016
- Honourable Ian Wishart, Minister of Education, Province of Manitoba. See: final DCM to Ian Wishart May, 2016 (15)-3 DCM to Brian Pallister May, 2016
Upcoming Event – October 2016:
Dyslexia Champions Presenting at Special Area Groups of Educators (SAGE) Conference
@ Manitoba Association of Multi-Age Educators (MAME)
- Dyslexia in the Classroom – AM
- CLOVER in the Classroom – PM
More Details for Teachers Coming Soon!
Learning Disabilities & Dyslexia: Research to Practice Multisensory Activities for the Classroom. Hosted by Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba & University of Manitoba, Faculty of Education
Thank you to all the 80 participants, sponsors (Jenny Craig, Scholar’s Choice, Starbucks), our amazing presenter Corey Zylstra (Reach Learning Centre), our partner Faculty of Education (University of Manitoba), and volunteers who helped make our April 9, 2016 workshop a great success!
Check out the new material posted on the ’Presentations and Resources‘ page of this website. Connect with others. See our ‘Parent to Parent’ contact list.
Check out the Dyslexia Champions 2015 Fall Newsletter under the “Newsletter” tab on this website!
Conference Summary and Presentations Now Posted! See ’Resources and Presentations’ page of this website. “Technology Supports for Students with Dyslexia” - Co-sponsored by the Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba and the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba. Saturday, April 18, 2015 – Winnipeg Conference:
Welcome to the Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba website. Our organization has created Dyslexia Champions of Manitoba and this website to create a dyslexia-informed community where we can share information, learn from one another, and connect with resource professionals.
We are now affiliated with the The International Dyslexia Association Ontario Branch , formally affiliated with the Upper Midwest Branch of IDA.
You can read our brochure for more information about us and resources that you can access.
“Working together to champion the gifts, and to advocate for the needs of Manitobans with dyslexia.
1. Support – Provide support and recognition of the strengths and challenges for those families living with dyslexia.
2. Advocacy – Be a strong voice for the equality of education of those with dyslexia.
You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow the Dyslexia Champions on Twitter and like us on Facebook for links to great resources on Dyslexia.
O-G Tutors of Manitoba
We have a list of contact information for Orton-Gillingham Tutors in Manitoba.
We regularly add success stories for those that have dealt with dyslexia. Check back frequently!
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