What is Dyslexia?

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Fish in a Tree tells the story of Ally, a young girl with dyslexia. But what is dyslexia?
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In this video, dramaturg and educator Taylor Janney-Rovin explains what dyslexia is and shares how adults can support children with dyslexia while celebrating the different ways we learn!

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About Taylor

Taylor Janney-Rovin is an empathy-driven educator, instructional leader, and performing artist. She believes that everyone is capable of excellence when given the appropriate support to meet their needs, and hopes to empower others through creativity.

Based in Queens, “Ms. JR” has taught students in grades 5-8 across classroom settings. She works to support and advocate for students with disabilities as the Manager of Special Education at Valence College Prep, and is a teaching artist with CO/LAB, an organization that offers individuals with developmental disabilities a creative and social outlet through theater. She is thrilled to lend her expertise as dramaturg for the upcoming production of “Fish in a Tree” at New York City Children’s Theater.

Taylor holds a BFA in Drama from Syracuse University and a MS in Education from Hunter College. She is certified as a Special Education teacher in New York State.

Fish in a Tree

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