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DYSLEXIA PARENT SUPPORT GROUPS

The following is a list of groups for parents and caregivers of children with dyslexia.  These groups provide information, encouragement and community for parents.  Contact each group's leader with any questions.

Want to start a group in your area?  Pick a date, find a place, and let us know.  We'll publicize your group and can even send you a printable flier.

AMES AREA DYSLEXIA SUPPORT GROUP

  • Meets:  2nd Saturday morning of the month
  • Next Meeting:  Saturday, March 9th, 9:30 a.m.
  • Location:  Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas, Ames
  • Contact:  Helen Blitvitch, hblitvitch at msn.com

Cedar Valley Dyslexia Support Group

  • Meets:  3rd Monday evening of the month
  • Next Meeting:  Monday, February 26th, 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
    (Note the February meeting has been moved to the 4th Monday)
  • Location:  Waterloo First United Methodist Church, 614 Randolph St.  (Park in west parking lot and enter through west side doors)
  • Contact:  Emily Forssberg, emily at emilyforssberg.com and/or Leanne Klinkenberg, llklinkenberg at hotmail.com

DES MOINES AREA DYSLEXIA SUPPORT GROUP

  • Meets:  2nd Monday evening of the month
  • Next Meeting:  Monday, March 12th, 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Location:  Shepherd of the Valley Church, 3900 Ashworth Rd, West Des Moines
  • Contact:  Tami and Liz, dmdyslexiaparentgroup at gmail.com

ELDORA DYSLEXIA SUPPORT GROUP

  • Meets:  3rd Thursday evening of the month
  • Next Meeting:  Thursday, March 15th, 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.
  • Location:  Eldora Public Library, 1202 10th St, Eldora
  • Contact:  Stacie Olmsted, solmsted at heartofiowa.net

Iowa City Dyslexia Advocacy and Support Group

  • Meets:  3rd Wednesday evening of the month
  • Next Meeting:  Wednesday, February 21st, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location:  Coralville Public Library, 1401 5th St, Coralville
  • Contact:  Kirsten O'Sullivan, kgisolfi26 at gmail.com
    Note:  This group is for parents and children and typically has monthly topics.  Dr. Thomasin McCoy provides programming for youth while parents meet separately.