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Special Guest: Susan Raymond---Academy Award-winning filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond are among America’s most distinguished documentary filmmakers. The Raymonds have produced a feature length documentary on education entitled JOURNEY INTO DYSLEXIA that profiles students and adults who struggled in school and then succeeded in life. This program addresses the public’s misunderstanding of learning disabilities and demonstrates the great potential of each dyslexic individual. Included are entrepreneurs, inventors, Artist Micro Sculptor Willard Wigan and Nobel Laureate Dr. Carol Greider. http://www.videoverite.tv/pages/filmsmain-2011.html
Special Guest: Lee Grossman, Interim Executive Director of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA). Grossman came to IDA from Advance Enterprises, a global consulting firm in Washington, D.C., where he served as President and CEO. He also spent over 20 years at the Autism Society of America (ASA), where for over 10 years he served as Chair of the Board of Directors and later President and CEO. www.interdys.org
Special Guest: Larry B. Silver, MD; Dr. Silver is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, recently retired from private practice. He is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the Georgetown Medical Center in Washington, D.C. Prior to his current activities, he was Acting Director and Deputy Director of the National Institute of Mental Health. In 1996, he received the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry’s Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the study and treatment of Learning Disabilities. www.LDAAmerica.org
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