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    The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

    Presented by at Stateside at the Paramount

    February 28, 2013


    The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia

    Directed by James Redford, this inspiring and informative documentary provides personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts in the field, and iconic leaders such as Sir Richard Branson and financier Charles Schwab. The film not only clears up misconceptions about dyslexia, it also paints a picture of hope for all who struggle with it. Shining a spotlight on the latest scientific and psychological research, the film also highlights the work of Drs. Sally and Bennet Shaywitz, co-founders of the Yale Center of Dyslexia and Creativitiy to illuminate the hidden origins and implications of dyslexia.

    Following the film, a panel with a Q & A session will be moderated by the Rawson Saunders School.

    About the Rawson Saunders School

    Rawson Saunders is the only full curriculum school in central Texas exclusively for students with dyslexia in grades 1 through 8. A leader in innovative teaching methods tailored specifically to the way dyslexics learn, the mission of Rawson Saunders is to develop the full potenial of children with dyslexia through an extraordinary educational experience.

    About the Rawson Saunders Institute

    The Rawson Saunders Institute (RSI) is a teacher training center and resource for those interested in learning the Rawson Saunders research-based, mulitsensory approach to teaching essential language skills. RSI is one of a few school-affiliated training centers in the country.

    Stateside at the Paramount

    719 Congress Ave
    Austin, TX 78701

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    Admission Info:


    General Day and Time Info:

    Doors at 6:30 PM / 7:30 PM

    Phone: 512-472-5470


    EVENT PARKING - Secure covered parking for only $6.00!

    We have joined together with our generous parking sponsor, Thomas Properties Group, to offer inexpensive covered parking* at the One American Center parking garage, conveniently located one block from the theatres at 600 Congress.

    Your $6.00 parking pass may be purchased at the garage entrance from the parking attendant (cash only). The garage will open two hours prior to performances (one hour prior to Paramount Presented films) and will close one hour after the performance.

    *Parking is usually available for evening and weekend shows and films. Availability varies; please call (512) 472-5470 to see if your event offers parking.
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    Parking Meters - Throughout downtown Austin, parking meters are free on Sundays and on some holidays.

    Parking Meter Time Limits?- During the day, the time limits for these spaces vary. Common maximum parking time limits are 2 and 3 hours. Each meter is labeled with its maximum parking time limit as well as the hours and days that parking meter time limits are in effect.

    Parking Meter Fees - Unless otherwise posted, you must feed your meter (without exceeding the maximum time limit) Monday through Saturday from 8:00 am until midnight. Parking meters in Austin accept nickels, dimes and quarters. A quarter will usually get you about 10-15 minutes, but it can vary by location.

    Parking Meter Fee Exemptions (Free Parking) - The parking meter fee is waived on these holidays:
    January 1 (New Year's Day)
    July 4 (Independence Day)
    First Monday in September (Labor Day)
    Last Thursday in November Thanksgiving)
    December 25 (Christmas Day)


    Daily or Hourly Parking - Many of the garages and surface lots Downtown offer parking on an hourly or daily basis for reasonable rates. A list of nearby lots:

    600 Sabine
    Surface Lot
    Evenings and Weekends
    Central Parking, (512) 474-1530

    E. 7th & San Jacinto
    Surface Lot
    Evenings and Weekends
    Highland Resources, (512) 474-6491

    107 W. 6th
    Evenings and Weekends
    State of Texas, (512) 463-5420

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