Events

We have events to help. Decoding Dyslexia-MO hosts events across the State. If you have questions about why your child struggles to read or if you need help understanding your child’s evaluation, check our list of upcoming events.

Decoding Dyslexia-MO Roundtables
Do you know a bright child who struggles to read or write? Are you having trouble navigating the special education process, but don’t know where to turn?  Research shows that 1 out of 5 students struggle with reading and spelling.  You are not alone.  Come meet us for a casual morning or evening of support and discussion.  You will learn more about the Decoding Dyslexia movement and have a chance to meet with other parents of children with dyslexia.

St. Louis, MO
3rd Monday of November, February, May, August at 6:30 pm
Whole Foods Market Lifestyle Center (upstairs)
1160 Town and Country Crossing
Town and Country, MO  63017
Please RSVP kunnerstall@decodingdyslexia-mo.org
Topic: Quarterly Business Meeting and Legislative Update
Please join us to discuss St. Louis DD-MO business. There will be time to network with other families at the end of the meeting.  We hope you can make it.

Kansas City, MO
February 13, 2019, at 6:30 pm
North Kansas City Public Library
2251 Howell Street
North Kansas City, MO  64116
Please RSVP
Topic: “Hill Day” Reading Success Rally
Join DD-MO as we Unite the Kansas City Region in Support of the Reading Success Bill. We will discuss planned “Hill Day” events for those traveling to the Captial. This is a great time to ask questions and meet attendees from our area. We will also discuss ways friends and family can help support reading success from home. 

St. Louis, MO
February 16, 2019, at 10:00 am
1155 St Louis Galleria St. #2417
St. Louis, MO 63117
Please RSVP  
Topic: Microsoft Learning Tools for Students with Dyslexia
 DD-MO has teamed up with Microsoft to bring you this informative workshop on technology tools to help students with Dyslexia.

Jefferson City, MO
February 20, 2019, at 9:00 am
201 W Capitol Ave
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Please RSVP 
Topic: Decoding Dyslexia Hill Day
Join DD-MO  at the Capitol to meet your Legislators and promote the Reading Success Bill. 

Kansas City, MO
February 27, 2019, at 6:00 pm
Mid-Continent Public Library- North Independence Branch
317 W. 24 Hwy.
Independence, MO  64050
Please RSVP
Topic: Talking Data- Monitoring IEP progress to close the gap. Presented by Angie Schreiber.
Join DD-MO as we learn about progress monitoring for Dyslexic children with IEP’s. How to write SMART IEP Goals. Specific, Measurable, use Action words, Realistic and Time-limited. *Seating is limited

St. Louis, MO
March 3, 2019, at 2:00 pm
1050 Des Peres Lodge
Des Peres, MO 63131
Please RSVP  
Topic: Dyslexia Resource Fair
Join DD-MO to learn more about resources for children with dyslexia and other language-based learning disabilities in the St. Louis Area. Vendors at this event may include schools, tutoring centers, reading specialists, speech and language pathologist, and assessment centers.

St. Louis, MO
May 3, 2019, at 9:00 am
10709 Watson Road
Sunset Hills, Mo 63127
Please get your Tickets 
Topic: Dyslexia Conference featuring David Kilpatrick, PhD
Join DD-MO teamed with Missouri Parents Act as we bring you, How To Improve Word-Level Reading In Students with Dyslexia Implementation of the new Missouri state dyslexia law began this school year and additional legislation focused on evidence-based reading interventions has been filed in the legislature. To support teachers, parents and other professionals in understanding dyslexia and other reading disabilities, David Kilpatrick, Ph.D. will present in St. Louis, Missouri on May 3. David’s book, Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties, is used by DESE and the RPDC Dyslexia Consultants as a source of information and study.  *Discounted room blocks available. You must Contact the Hotel directly by calling 1-800-465-4329