Dyslexia Awareness Month - October 2014
City of Austin Proclamation

Thurs., Oct. 2, 7-9 p.m.
Therapy for the Therapists, Café Express, 3418 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin 78705

Back by popular demand for CALTs, LDTs, and their wanna-bees in training. A roundtable & social. Dinner on your own. Pick up informational flyers for your students and families, in time for October dyslexia month.
Repeated Nov. 10, Feb. 12 and April 8.

Thurs., Oct. 9, 4:30 p.m.
Parent Roundtable. Faith Academy, Marble Falls

Connect with other parents of dyslexic kids to share strategies, resources and community. Led by an AABIDA board member and licensed dyslexia therapist.

Thurs., Oct. 16, 5:30 p.m.
City of Austin Proclamation Event, October Dyslexia Awareness Month, Austin City Hall

Come join AABIDA reps, the Dyslexia Parent Network Austin (and their kids), Austin ISD school board member Amber Elenz, Region 13 dyslexia coordinator Judy Butler, acting Austin ISD superintendent, and Austin ISD chief academic officer and Mayor Lee Leffingwell to help create awareness. Photos, tweeting and all manner of posting and publishing are encouraged by all attending!

Wed., Oct. 23, 6:30 p. m.
“The Intersection of 504, Texas Dyslexia Law and IDEA: What it Means to Parents,"
Learning Ally, 1314 W 45th St., Austin 78756

Learn about the difference between the services, rights, protections and enforcement mechanisms provided by each of these laws and how they may--or may not—overlap. Presented by an AABIDA board member and education advocate. Space is limited to first 25. RSVP required to [email protected]


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Austin Area Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
Local Austin Area Helpline (512) 452-7658 ---

Call our volunteers for:

  1. Membership application blanks and basic information packet
  2. Teacher training information
  3. Referral lists for: