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Dyslexia 101 Workshop

Sep 27, 2014 9am to noon

WILDD, 636 Grand Canyon Dr., Madison, WI.
20% of the population is affected by dyslexia, which is the most common learning disability in K-12 schools. Come learn more! This mini workshop is appropriate for teens, adults, college students, teachers, school counselors, school board members, veteran’s counselors, adults with dyslexia or reading challenges, parents of children with dyslexia or other learning or reading disabilities, and anyone interested in an introduction to dyslexia. Sponsored by the Wisconsin Institute for Learning Disabilities/Dyslexia Inc. (WILDD) For more information go to or call 608-824-8980. September 27, 9 am to noon. $10/person. WILDD, 636 Grand Canyon Drive. To RSVP please send name and email address to by September 26.

Erin Thornley Parisi 608-824-8980

Creative Writing Workshop: If This Photo Could Talk

Oct 11, 2014 10 am – 12 pm

Wisconsin Historical Museum, 30 N. Carroll St. Madison, WI 53703
This workshop will offer middle school-aged students the opportunity to write a story using photographs from the Wisconsin Historical Society archives as inspiration. Participants will learn strategies for how to use plot, setting, and character development to create a story that the reader can’t put down.

Phone: 608-264-6555


2014 Steadicam Workshop Hosted by Full Compass

Sep 25, 0014 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sep 26, 0014 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Full Compass Systems - Studio 2 9770 Silicon Prairie Pkwy Madison, WI 53593-8442
Join us for a 2-Day Steadicam Zephyr / Scout / Pilot Workshop! This workshop covers all fundamentals of Steadicam operating, including work on stairs, running shots, composition and low-mode operation. Tiffen will supply all Steadicam systems with accessories as required, along with Steadicam t-shirts and Certificates of Completion for each student. Lunch will be provided.

Classes are limited to 9 students on a first come, first paid basis. A waiting list will be started when the workshop is filled. Register today to secure your spot for this hands-on learning experience!

Tuition: $600.00

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