October is recognized as National Dyslexia Awareness Month and on Saturday, Oct. 19, the John P. Holt Brentwood Library will host the program “What is Dyslexia?” to help people better understand the disorder.
Erin Paske, a certified Tennessee teacher and certified dyslexia tutor, will discuss the signs of dyslexia that every parent, grandparent and teacher should know.
Paske and her husband Steven own the Nashville Dyslexia Center, a mobile tutoring business.
The program will also feature Elizabeth Temple who earned a Master’s of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of South Florida.
Temple and her husband reside in Franklin with their three children, one of whom has dyslexia. She will also share her journey of learning about dyslexia and advocation for her child’s needs in the classroom.
The free program will take place at 2 p.m. and registration is available online.
More information about the Nashville Dyslexia Center can be found at nashvilledyslexiacenter.com.
The John P. Holt Brentwood Library is located at 8109 Concord Road.