The U-M Center for the Development of Language and Literacy will host professionals from Malaysia this fall to discuss the best practices in handling dyslexia and other learning disabilities. The Dyslexia Association of Sarawek and SK Laksamana, a primary school, will send representatives in October to U-M to implement a long-term project aimed at effectively handling dyslexia and other learning disabilities. This venture is part of the Empower Partnerships for Inclusive Communities Program, which is administered by Mobility International USA and sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
Catie Newell, assistant professor of architecture at the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, on what she can’t live without: “My Airedale terrier, Tucker.”
The University Music Society presents Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, 8 p.m. Sept. 27, Power Center for the Performing Arts.