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Learning Challenges Simulation

May 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

PAEA, Palo Alto CAC, Palo Alto PTA Council and REEL are co-sponsoring a free Learning Differences/Challenges simulation for educators. Please share this invitation with your teachers. We are using the International Dyslexia Association of Northern CA’s “Experience Dyslexia” kit. Educators RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/experiencelearningchallengesfirsthand-a-simulation-tickets-61204074033
Participants will rotate among six learning stations that simulate language-related tasks that may be encountered in the classroom. Station leaders guide participants through each 10-minute station.
Station 1: Learn to Read simulates a beginning reading problem
Station 2: Listen to Me simulates an auditory figure-ground problem
Station 3: Write with Mirrors simulates a visual-motor and writing problem
Station 4: Name That Letter simulates a letter-word identification problem
Station 5: Write or Left simulates a copying and writing problem
Station 6: Hear and Spell simulates an auditory discrimination problem
Event hosts:
– Teri Baldwin, PAEA President
– Kimberly Eng Lee, Palo Alto CAC Chair
– Christine Baker, PTAC VP Special Education
– Elizabeth May, PTAC VP Education
– Callie Turk & Yael Pasternak Valek, REEL


May 15, 2019
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Palo Alto High School Library
50 Embarcadero Rd
Palo Alto, 94301 United States