Ever wonder what exactly you are asking for when you request help for your struggling reader or dyslexic child? What exactly are you asking the teacher to do? Do you know what good literacy instruction looks like? Join us and find out exactly what it is that makes structured literacy so effective and how it compares to balanced literacy. When advocating for your struggling reader, it is important to understand what you are advocating for. You will be asked to participate as a student in demo lessons so you can walk away with an appreciation of the depth and complexity of our spoken and written words that needs to be taught to our children. More importantly, you will walk away understanding what your child needs to learn effectively!