Charlotte Dyslexia Celebration Recap

2017 Light up night
Dyslexia Awareness Event


Welcome/ acknowledgement of special guests – Linda William
Opening Remarks

“What is Dyslexia” a parent/teacher perspective – Kristy Privette & Megan Mehtas
Megan shared the story of her discovery of dyslexia as a mother and a teacher.
Kristy read the book Red: A Crayon’s Story. Encouraging us to recognize and celebrate our child’s differences.
Red: A Crayon’s Story (by Michael Hall, is about being true to your inner self and following your own path despite obstacles that may come your way.)

NCPTA proclamation & NC dyslexia law (HB 149) – Christie & Lisa Eakins
Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina – Remarks on HB149
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Exceptional Children – Statement on HB149
NC PTA – Dyslexia Resolution

NC Resources
Decoding Dyslexia North Carolina – Jennifer McBee

Blank Canvas Awareness Art – Donna  Gargett

Exceptional Children’s Assistance Center – Doreen Byrd

Dyslexia Advocacy Group of the Carolinas – Jeanette Meachem

Acknowledgements/close – Linda  William
Closing Remarks

Thanks for Lighting It Up Red for the 1 in 5 Charlotte!