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Living with Dyslexia - A Presentation for Teens

Bring your questions and your curiosity!

2024-04-18 17:00:00 2024-04-18 18:30:00 America/New_York Living with Dyslexia - A Presentation for Teens Join us for a candid discussion about dyslexia with Martin Blank, local playwright and screenwriter, who lives with dyslexia and will share his experience. Connie Morella Library -

Thursday, April 18
5:00pm - 6:30pm

Add to Calendar 2024-04-18 17:00:00 2024-04-18 18:30:00 America/New_York Living with Dyslexia - A Presentation for Teens Join us for a candid discussion about dyslexia with Martin Blank, local playwright and screenwriter, who lives with dyslexia and will share his experience. Connie Morella Library -

Join us for a candid discussion about dyslexia with Martin Blank, local playwright and screenwriter, who lives with dyslexia and will share his experience.

This presentation is in lieu of the April Teen Advisory Board meeting. All teens are welcome!

Martin Blank has dyslexia. He is also a highly successful playwright and screenwriter. He’s the author of ten plays and currently is writing a screenplay of The Law of Return. He has served in artistic roles for the American Place Theatre, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, and Theater J. Martin attended Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, University of Maryland, and Yale School of Drama.

Join us for a candid discussion with Martin and discover:

  • The hardest thing about having dyslexia

  • How he was treated by teachers and students

  • Strategies he discovered for success

  • Technology—help or hindrance?

  • What it’s really like to build a career over the long haul

Teens, bring your questions and curiosity!

Discussion will be facilitated by Ann V. Wixon, author of Devon in Disney: Devon’s dyslexia helps him become the perfect superhero.

Questions about this program? Contact the branch at 240-777-0970.

Accommodation Requests

People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing should request English-language captioning or sign-language interpretation at least five days before the library-sponsored program they plan to attend. Contact the Assistant Facilities and Accessibility Program Manager at 240-777-0002 with all other accommodation requests.

AGE GROUP: | Teens |

EVENT TYPE: | Meet the Author | Lectures and Discussions | Citizenship and Civics |

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Connie Morella Library

Phone: 240-777-0970

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