Upcoming and Past Events

  • IEP Meeting Strategies That Work: From Confrontation to Collaboration
    Jan 19, 12:00 PM
    Webinar
    Learn educational advocate Lorraine Hightower's strategies for what to do before, during and after an IEP meeting in order to get great results for your child.
  • 5 Advocacy Tips to Support Literacy Legislation
    Jan 12, 7:00 PM
    Webinar
    Decoding Dyslexia VA is proud to share the introduction of a new bill, HB 1865. Tonight Lorraine will share what YOU can do to help support this bill and show our legislators how important literacy legislation is to families in Virginia.
  • Ask the Advocate LIVE- Individualized Education Plans
    Dec 17, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Facebook Live Series
    Join our Facebook Live Series to ask Lorraine your questions about IEPs. She will answer them live on the air! Learn how to advocate for the strongest IEP for your child.
  • From Chaos to Calm: Strategies for Families to Create Calm and Confidence in the Midst of Chaos and Uncertainty
    Nov 19, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Zoom Webinar and Q&A
    Lorraine Hightower is proud to team up with Corinne Coppola (M.A., CTSY) to offer our communities this free opportunity to overcome the chaos and uncertainty around us and to create calm and confidence within your family.
  • Ask the Advocate LIVE- Dyslexia Awareness Month
    Oct 29, 2020, 7:00 PM
    Facebook Live Series
    Does your child struggle with reading and spelling? Do you have a child whom you suspect may have dyslexia? Feeling lost and unsure about how to help? Ask our dyslexia expert, Lorraine Hightower, your questions at this LIVE event!
  • Dyslexia: The Most Common Learning Disability
    Oct 20, 2020, 12:00 PM
    Virtual Library Webinar
    Dyslexia is the most common and most misunderstood learning disability. Learn what dyslexia is, how to look for the signs of dyslexia in children, and what to do if you suspect your child may have dyslexia with Lorraine Hightower, local Dyslexia Advocate and Consultant.
  • The Dyslexic Edge Conference: Tackling 2020 Together
    Oct 17, 2020, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
    Online Conference
    Lorraine Hightower is honored to be a part of this conference that will celebrate the strengths of people with dyslexia, and focus on success through distance learning. Lorraine will be sharing her top 5 Advocacy Action Steps. Learn what you can do now to make an impact on your child's education!
  • Answers From The Advocates
    Sep 30, 2020, 7:00 PM
    via Zoom
    Learn how to better advocate for your special needs child! Educational Advocates Lorraine Hightower and Sharon Tropf will be sharing information about your parental rights and answering your top questions.
  • Ask the Advocate LIVE- Special Education Rights & Distance Learning
    Sep 24, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT
    https://www.facebook.com/events/55733884498
    Ask YOUR questions and get answers LIVE from Dyslexia and Educational Advocate Lorraine Hightower.
  • Advocacy Afternoon: Advocating for your Special Education Student
    Aug 12, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
    Webinar
    Join Lorraine Hightower, Dyslexia & Special Education Advocate, as she gives advice on to how to navigate the special education process in this unprecedented time.

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