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Additional race information can be found at http://decodingdyslexia-mo.org/?p=675.
Come join Decoding Dyslexia Missouri (DDMO), in Springfield, as we celebrate dyslexia awareness with our annual Step Up for Dyslexia Walk sponsored by Springfield Center for Dyslexia and Learning. The walk will begin with a picnic and take place in beautiful Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018. Various sponsor tables will be set up with information about dyslexia, as well as activities for the kids and fun events for families.
Decoding Dyslexia Missouri is a grassroots parent-led movement with a three-pronged mission to educate, advocate and legislate on behalf of those with dyslexia. We are focused on linking families to resources, support, and educational interventions for dyslexia. Our goal is to raise dyslexia awareness, empower families to support their children and inform policy-makers on best practices to identify, remediate and support students with dyslexia in Missouri.
With your support, this event will rally families, friends, and supporters of DDMO as we work together to achieve our mission and create change for children and adults with dyslexia in our community. All proceeds will directly support DDMO’s mission.
12:00 pm-Registration and Picnic begins (bring a picnic lunch)
1:00 pm-Welcome and Announcements
1:30 pm- 2 Mile Walk/Run Begins
1:45 pm-1 Mile Fun Walk Begins
Kids activities will be going on throughout the picnic beginning at noon.
*Missouri State Senatorial candidate Eric Burlison, who sponsored the Dyslexia Bill that passed in 2016 as a State Representative, will be present to give opening remarks.
*T-Shirt Note: If you would like to receive a Step Up for Dyslexia t-shirt, then you must register by August 20th,2018.
**Age 0-10 can walk for free, but they will not receive a T-shirt
**Age 0-17 -- $15 (will receive a T-shirt if registered by August 31)
**Adults 18 and older -- $25 (will receive a T-shirt if registered by August 31)
What can you do?
1. Join us...Register today!
2. Be a sponsor of the race:
3. Spread the word! Use this flyer to share the event:
4. Donate: Honor the dyslexic in your life by making a donation in his/her name!
5. Volunteer on Race Day:
Become a Volunteer for Step Up!
Come to join us for fun, fellowship, and in support of those with dyslexia. We look forward to seeing you there!
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