Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Irlen Updates

Irlen Approaches the Minister of Education in Nassau
Last month Linda Osborn, Irlen Clinic Director Bahamas, was able to personally give a proposal to the Minister of Education in Nassau which included the following goals:  introduce Irlen Syndrome to the teachers of The Bahamas; train Irlen pre-assessors in all schools; train Irlen screeners in government and private schools; extend the screening network to all Family Islands; establish screening programs in correctional institutions; establish screening programs for adult literacy groups; and establish funding programs to subsidize the cost of Irlen Spectral Filters by charity organizations and insurance companies.  In addition, Linda will be writing an article about Irlen for one of the daily newspapers and has done staff presentations to independent private schools who work outside the Ministry's jurisdiction.  They are very interested in the information

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