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Community Calendar

Showing of The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

The Bedford School is hosting a showing of " The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia." It is free. Anyone is welcome!

Sunday Afternoon, September 22, 2:00-4:00 p.m.

Watch director James Redford's acclaimed 2012 HBO film, The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia. There will be a Discussion with Dr. Alfonso Martinez following the film. Dr. Alfonso Martinez is a board-certified neuropsychologist and the director of The Neuropsychology Center in Peachtree City. Dr. Martinez specializes in the evaluation and diagnosis of dyslexia (i.e., a reading disorder), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and other conditions that affect academic performance. His philosophy is the first step in helping a struggling child is to provide an accurate assessment of the problem.

Click here for more information and to reserve your seat: http://thebigpicturebedfordfairburnga.eventbrite.com

The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders, such as Sir Richard Branson and financier Charles Schwab. Directed by James Redford, the film not only clears up misconceptions about the condition, but also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with dyslexia. Shining a spotlight on the latest scientific and psychological research, the film also highlights the work of Drs. Sally and Bennett Shaywitz, co-founders and co-directors of the Yale Center of Dyslexia and Creativity to illuminate the hidden origins and implications of dyslexia. Proving that dyslexia is a neurological issue and not a character flaw, The Big Picture beautifully illustrates that while the condition is an obstacle, it also carries some unique advantages, and ultimately can be overcome.

Sunday, 22 September, 2013
02:00 PM
 - 
04:00 PM

Cost:
Free

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Location:  
 
The Bedford School
5665 Milam Road
Fairburn, GA 30213

Event Contact Info
Betsy E Box
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Phone:
 7707748001 
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