ISAM Holds 2nd Annual Celebration Event for Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week
(October 8, 2018) – The Irlen Syndrome Association of Massachusetts held their annual Metrowest Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week Celebration Event October 13th at the Morse Institute Library in Natick.
This annual event is intended to raise awareness about Irlen Syndrome, a visual processing disorder that affects 1 in 7 people including an estimated 137,000 Massachusetts school children. Irlen Syndrome can have a range of impacts including headaches, learning challenges, reading difficulty, fatigue, lack of concentration and more.
Visitors to the event were able to learn about Irlen Syndrome and the gentle interventions as well as enter to win raffle prizes donated by local Natick businesses. There were fun activities for kids as well as free food.
The goal of the Irlen Syndrome Association of Massachusetts is to promote, educate and enhance the awareness and understanding of Irlen Syndrome and to create a vibrant network of members across the state of Massachusetts. This event also helped raise money for Massachusetts residents who struggle with Irlen.
For more information about ISAM, visit www.isa-ma.comand for information about the event please call 508-667-0598.
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ISAM Holds Celebration Event for Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week
On Sunday, October 15, 2017, members of ISAM hosted a celebration event at the Morse Institute Library in Natick to coincide with Irlen Syndrome Awareness Week. Adults and children who dropped by the library enjoyed food, beverages, coloring, face-painting and most importantly, conversations about Irlen Syndrome.
In addition guests were able to enter a raffle and silent auction with prizes generously donated by businesses in the local community. It was a fun and important event and we thank everyone who participated, especially these generous sponsors, in helping to raise awareness for Irlen Syndrome.