Simpson University to Host Dyslexia Film, Discussion
For Immediate Release
REDDING, Calif. - Simpson University’s Diversity Committee will sponsor a free viewing and discussion of the film “Journey Into Dyslexia” for students, faculty, staff and community members.
The film, followed by a discussion, will be shown at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, inside LaBaume-Rudat Hall, room 204, on the campus at 2211 College View Drive.
This film presents profiles of students and adults with dyslexia who share their experiences of struggling in school and then succeeding in life. Academy Award-winning filmmakers Alan and Susan Raymond examine the complexities of this differently structured brain and debunk the myths and misconceptions about dyslexia.
October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month.
View a map of Simpson’s campus at http://simpsonu.edu/assets/doc/SU-MAP.pdf (LaBaume-Rudat Hall is No. 2.)
Simpson University, established in 1921, is a Christian university offering undergraduate, graduate, and teaching credential programs. The university celebrated its 25th year in Redding and the completion of a Science and Nursing Center in 2014. Academic programs include ASPIRE, a degree-completion program geared toward working adults with both on-campus and online course offerings, including degrees in psychology and organizational leadership. For information about the university, or to arrange a campus visit, call 1-888-9-SIMPSON or visit simpsonu.edu.
Contact: SU Public Relations