Community Parent Seminar – 11/12/19
Category: Free Seminar
Community Parent Seminar
Topic: Dyslexia: What Parents Need to Know
Date: Tuesday, November 12
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Marburn Academy, 9555 Johnstown Rd. New Albany, OH 43054
This seminar will include background information about dyslexia as well as a panel discussion that includes dyslexia experts from around Central Ohio. Parents will be able to ask questions and the hope is that parents walk away with a deeper understanding of dyslexia and a varied number of dyslexia resources available in our community.
Moderator: Stephanie Royal, Director of Outreach
Dr. Steven Guy, Pediatric Neuropsychologist
Dr. Guy, a pediatric neuropsychologist, is a local expert in the area of assessment for dyslexia.
Lisa Neuhoff, Language Remediation Supervisor, Fellow/AOGPE
Ms. Neuhoff has been at Marburn Academy in multiple roles since 1999 and is currently responsible for collaborating with faculty to integrate the Orton-Gillingham approach into our curriculum. She holds her bachelor’s degree in English language and literature from University of Dayton and a master’s degree in reading science from University of Mt. St. Joseph.
- Christine Johnson, MA, CCC-SLPChristine is a Clinical Lead for Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, and Speech Therapy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. She is a speech/language pathologist and an Orton-Gillingham (OG) trained therapist. A mother of five children, two that have dyslexia, Christine specializes in the area of evaluation and treatment of dyslexia. She has over 30 years of experience working in a variety of settings including schools, private practice and in the clinical setting.
Jennifer Martin-Gledhill, Interim Associate Head of School at Marburn
Jennifer is the Interim Associate Head of School and has been at Marburn Academy since 2007. In her time, Martin-Gledhill has served as a classroom teacher, Division Head, and Academic Dean writing curriculum and providing professional development. She holds a bachelor’s degree in middle childhood education from Otterbein University and a master’s degree in educational leadership from the University of Cincinnati.
- Blythe Wood
Blythe is an instructional coach in the special education department in the Pickerington Local School District, Director of the Children’s Dyslexia Center and has received Orton-Gillingham (OG) training. Blythe also serves as a member of the Ohio School Boards Association, the National School Boards Association, and the Ohio Education Association.