For several years, we watched our daughter struggle with reading and writing. She's such a smart kid and it was difficult to watch her lose confidence as the challenged continued. Thankfully an alert 4th grade teacher spotted the signs of dyslexia and suggested we have her screened. The Sioux Falls office of the Scottish Rite screened her, pin-pointed her specific type of dyslexia, allowing for an education plan to be put it place at school.  She improves every week and her confidence is being rebuilt.

If you're concerned about your child's ability to read or have noticed their writing includes reversed characters, a free event can bring you more details about Dyslexia.

A Viewing of Journey into Dyslexia - by filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond present profiles of dyslexic students and adults who share their experiences of struggling in school ... and succeeding in life. Following the film, there will be general Q&A, and then time for informal discussion with local organizations supporting students with dyslexia.

Monday October 20, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM CDT
Brandon Valley Performing Arts Center
301 South Splitrock Blvd
Brandon, SD 57005

6:30 p.m - Doors open for general seating. Representatives from local organizations serving students with dyslexia will be available to share information and answer individual questions.

7 p.m. -- Screening of the film, "Journey into Dyslexia"

8:15 p.m. -- Q&A and panel discussion.

8:45 p.m. -- Additional time for individual discussion, questions and information.

Registration is required.