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Supporting Dyslexia At Your Library
Monday, October 24, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dyslexia is the most common learning disability affecting approximately 20% of the U.S. population. It’s also one of many identities and differences considered as neurodivergent. How can libraries support dyslexic members of their communities with reading, learning and accessing library services? In honor of Dyslexia Awareness Month, join Library Accessibility Consultant Renee Grassi for this one-hour webinar all about dyslexia. Learn about the differences and strengths of those who are dyslexic. Gain practical tips and strategies to make your library programs, collections and communication materials more welcoming and inclusive to those with dyslexia.
Presented by :: Renee Grassi
Author, trainer, teacher, and library accessibility consultant Renee Grassi is a recognized leader and advocate for equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility in libraries, schools, and communities. Renee has worked in public libraries for over 15 years, developing award-winning library programs that welcome, support, and serve disabled residents and their families and caregivers. Renee currently works at Dakota County Library, where she oversees youth and family programs and leads community-centered initiatives as Youth Services Manager. She is also the Chair of her library’s EDI Committee and member of her county’s Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Task Force. Learn more at reneegrassi.com.