ACCESS-ABILITY Volume3_Issue1 - Page 2

FROM T H E EDIT ORS W elcom e t o t h e Act ivism issu e of ACCESS-ABILITY! In t h is issu e, w e explor e som e of t h e f ield-based volu n t eer act ivit ies of ou r st af f ? f r om h om e visit s t o spr eadin g t h e w or d abou t social ju st ice an d equ it y t o su ppor t in g ot h er dist r ict s w it h t ips on dyslexia scr een in g, cor e lit er acy in st r u ct ion , an d u n iver sal design f or lear n in g. Over t h e su m m er , w e w er e bu sy as u su al. We w elcom ed t w o n ew depar t m en t coor din at or s: Br ian Tw om ey at An dover High an d Lisa Rin aldi at Wood Hill. M r . Yar id adopt ed a n ew Labr adoodle, Ju n o, w h o is ou r n ew t h er apy dog in t r ain in g. Wh en ever you see M r . Yar id on cam pu s, Ju n o is r igh t by h is side. Sh e is doin g gr eat ! We at t en ded a leader sh ip r et r eat , w h er e Ryan an d Sar a led a discu ssion on dyscalcu lia; w e t r aveled t o t h e 5t h An n u al CAST Un iver sal Design f or Lear n in g Sym posiu m ; an d w e pr epar ed f or ou r u pcom in g coor din at ed pr ogr am r eview. On open in g day, w e w er e join ed by act ivist Jon at h an M oon ey, au t h or of Lear n in g Ou t side t h e Lin es an d f ou n der of Eye t o Eye. Did you k n ow An dover is t h e f ir st sch ool dist r ict in M A t o st ar t an Eye t o Eye ch apt er ? Read on f or m or e det ails, st af f adven t u r es, an d t ips.