Experience Dyslexia Simulation

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DCF President Kallie Leyba and Sally Pistilli welcomes DCSD educators to the Experience Dyslexia Simulation on January 15, 2020. — at Douglas County Federation.
Welcome to the Experience Dyslexia Simulation and Discussion (January 15, 2020)
DCF members and DCSD educators gather to discuss dyslexia myths and realities in the classroom
Experience Dyslexia at the Douglas County Federation (January 15, 2020)
Station 1: Learn to Read - an excerise in understanding how students that are exhibiting behaviors consistent with Dyslexia experince learning to read.
Learn to read station participants
Learning to read with dyslexia poses unique challenges to students.
DCF members engage in the Learn to read exercise at the Experience Dyslexia simulation.
DCF members Leslie Tremayne and Brenda Mortenson learning to read through the lens of a student with dyslexia.
Learning to read exercise at the Dyslexia Simulation (January 15, 2020)
Station 2: Listen to me - an excerse in attention and the impacts of competing stimuli on students with dyslexia.
A field trip to the tide pools
Listen to me exercise
Listen to me exercise getting started
Station 3: Write with Mirrors - an excerise in understanding perception of students with dyslexia.
Writing with mirrors
Writing with mirrors
Practicing writing with mirrors
Writing with mirrors
Writing with mirrors participants at the Experience Dyslexia Simulation (January 15, 2020)
Writing with mirrors
Dyslexia 101: Success Tools for Empowering Students — at Douglas County Federation.
Dispelling the myths surrounding dyslexia
Dyslexia 101 post-simulation discussion
Dyslexia 101
Dyslexia 101 discussion