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The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

What do Leonardo da Vinci, Albert Einstein, Whoopi Goldberg, Pablo Picasso, Muhammad Ali, George Washington, Richard Branson and Cher all have in common? Dyslexia.

Dyslexia is the most common learning difference, affecting 1 in 5 kids, yet it is the most publicly misunderstood. Join us at the Nickelodeon Theater on Tuesday, March 19th at 5:30 p.m. for a free screening of The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia. This award-winning documentary provides several personal accounts of the dyslexic experience, from children to experts and business leaders who have thrived in spite -- and because -- of their learning differences.

A talk-back session immediately following the screening will allow for questions and answers with local dyslexia experts, and resources to help struggling early readers will be available.

Experts who will be attending:

  • Dr. Mick Zais, SC Superintendent of Education
  • Tracey Ely, owner of Tutor Eau Claire
  • Ann Whitten, member of the SC Dyslexia Taskforce
  • George Taylor, Orton-Gillingham instructor at Sandhills School
  • Lane Kosmata, 10th-grader at Sandhills School
  • The Nickelodeon Theater is located at 1607 Main Street.


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