Vital Resources for Parents of Students with Learning Disabilities
Published on Friday, March 18, 2011 - 11:10am
Agenda, Saturday, March 26, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Alternatives Unlimited provides free tutoring to low-income students.
2:10-2:40 p.m. Todd Carney reviews the services of Literacy Volunteers and Advocates in helping parents become proficient in school subjects.
Literacy Volunteers and Advocates website
2:40-3:00 p.m. Karen Henry, Parent Empowerment Specialist with the DC Parent Information Resource Center and parent of a student with learning disabilities, shares her experiences as an education and accessibility advocate for her son.
DC Parent Information website
3:00-3:40 p.m. Patrick Timony, Adaptive Technology Librarian at the DC Public Library, and Kamran Rasul, Assistive Technology Specialist at American University, demonstrate technology useful to students with learning disabilities.
3:40-4:00 p.m. Socializing and networking. Parents will be able to ask representatives more questions during this time.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library is located at 901 G St. N.W., Washington DC, 20001, at the corner of 9th and G streets N.W.
Room 215, Adaptive Services, Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library.