Albany, NY On Thursday, March 14th, 2019, Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon (D-Brooklyn) and Senator John E. Brooks (D-Long Island) will host the 4th Annual Dyslexia Awareness Day in Albany. Students with dyslexia, parents, educators, and advocates from across New York State will attend to share their stories, promote a better understanding of dyslexia, and highlight the need for dyslexia-related legislation (early screening: A5259-A; teacher training: A6450). The event will feature a panel of people with dyslexia, including Helen Foster, Commissioner of the NYS Division of Human Rights, Assemblymember Robert Carroll, and others. The day will also feature guest speakers on education and technology and legislative visits.
- Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon and Assembly colleagues
- Senator John E. Brooks
- Helen Foster, Commissioner, NYS Division of Human Rights
- Assemblymember Robert C. Carroll
- Paul Goicochea, Dyslexia Advocate
- John P. McEneny, Teacher
What: The 4th Annual Dyslexia Awareness Day
When: Thursday, March 14th, 2019, 10am-12noon
Panel: 10:15-11:00am. Guest Speakers: 11-11:30am. View full agenda here.
Where: The Well, Legislative Office Building, Albany, NY 12248