“Hill Day” planned for January 18

Please join us on Wednesday, January 18th, 2017 for the second annual Decoding Dyslexia MO “Hill Day”!  Below is the itinerary with planned events and opportunities for you to meet your legislators and other DD-MO Members from around the State.  If you are able to attend this event, be sure to RSVP to jedwards@decodingdyslexia-mo.org so that we will be able to provide you with name tags, a luncheon, and other information/items for this event.

“Hill Day” Itinerary:

One week prior to the event – Make appointments to meet with your Legislators to meet in their office.  You can find contact information for your House Representative here and your Senator here.  Appointments are not necessary but, if you would feel more comfortable by scheduling an appointment then please do so. Please note:    Session and hearing times may not be determined prior to this date and offices may not be scheduling appointments.

On “Hill Day”:
9 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 4 pm  Rotunda Table Hours — Our tables will be located on the third floor rotunda area on the House side.  Check in and collect name tags and other items for yourself and members of your family before heading off to meet your Legislators.  (We will be distributing “Talking Points” about important information to discuss in advance via email or on our Facebook pages that you can print at home for your use when speaking with your Legislators.)  DDMO Leaders from around the State will be on hand to answer questions and provide encouragement.

12 pm – 1 pm  DDMO Member Luncheon.  Join us in House of Representatives Hearing Room #6 to meet and socialize with other DDMO members from around the State.  There will be members of the legislature, Legislative Task Force on Dyslexia members and DDMO members on hand.  We will have a brief Powerpoint presentation to update you on all of the current activities of DDMO across the state.

Optional Tour of The Capitol.   If you would like to take a quick tour of the Capital while you are there, you can stop by the tour desk on the first floor of the Capital.  They last approximately 45 minutes.  More information can be found here.  You can also peruse the Missouri State Museum also found on the first floor, with our without a tour guide.

4pm – Safe Travels Home!  Hopefully, you will be enjoying a safe and relaxing ride back home knowing that you have participated in creating new and meaningful legislation for the dyslexic students in our State!

If you have any questions about “Hill Day”, please contact jedwards@decodingdyslexia-mo.org.   Interested in helping plan this event?  Join our Facebook group:  https://www.facebook.com/groups/237742459716015/

We look forward to seeing you in Jefferson City!