Children’s Dyslexia Center 7th Annual Gala

The Children’s Dyslexia Center CNY 103’s Gala ‘Reading Can Be Illusion’ will take place virtually on March 13th, 2021. There are several ways to donate or purchase a ticket to the virtual show with Leon Etienne – an accomplished Magical Arts Performer. There will also be a basket raffle.

Here are the instructions for purchasing the tickets for the basket raffle that will be drawn at 10am on Thursday March 11, 2021, and announced at the end of the entertainment the night of the Gala.  Please make sure your check or cash (if stopping by the Center) is here at the Center by Wednesday, March 10, 2021.  Any check or money received after Wednesday will be returned to the sender.

  1. Send a check made out to CDCCNY103 to the Center or stop at the Center with check or cash to  purchase tickets.
  2. We will place your tickets in the baskets of your choice.  Be sure to view the baskets previously emailed to you or online.  Choose the basket by name or number and tell us how many tickets for each basket. Below is a link to the photos of the baskets that we have received to date for the Gala basket Raffle. We will add more photos as the baskets come in.

Tickets are 1 for $1, 6 for $5 and 15 for $10.

Photos can be viewed by clicking on this link:

If you have any questions please call the Center at (315) 736-0576 and we will help. 

Currently accepting applications

IF you would like your child to attend the Children’s Dyslexia Center, we are currently accepting applications. However, pleased be advised that our waiting list is now two years long. It may be likely that you will wait that long for admission to the program. We encourage you to submit an application as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please call the office at (315) 736-0576 Monday – Thursday from 1 to 6 pm. Applications can be found on this site on the ‘Apply’ page along with an explanation of the testing we require.

CDC Gala 2021

Making Sense of your Child’s Test Scores

Carin Illig from the Children’s Dyslexia Center in Lexington, MA sent a valuable article from Wrightslaw about how you can make sense of your child’s standardized test scores and be a better advocate for them.  The article is too long to print here but may be of some help to parents.  Some things to remember – excerpted from the article:

“Although test scores are important, they should not be your only source of information.
• First, tests may not measure what they appear to measure.
• Second, all tests do not measure a child’s skills comprehensively.
• Third, even the best tests are not perfectly reliable.”

You can find that article here.

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