Austin Founder Lions Club

Irlen Syndrome - Laura Ward Woelfel

  • 05 Apr 2018
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • TSBVI, 1100 W 45th Street, bldg 603, Austin TX 78756


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Irlen Syndrome

April 5, 2018

Laura Ward Woelfel
Introduced by Lion Leonor Marques

Laura Woelfel is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor and 4th generation Austinite. She was diagnoised with Irlen Syndrome in 1991 when she was a senior at UT Austin. She went from a "C" student in undergrad without her Irlen lenses to a 4.0 student in graduate school with her Irlen lenses. She became a Certified Irlen Screener in 1995 and in 2007 became only 1 of 5 people in Texas to be a Certified Irlen Diagnostician. 

Laura is passionate about helping students with learning disabilities. She herself was misdiagnosed with mild dyslexia all her life until she found out about Irlen Syndrome and finally got the help she needed. She is currently working on her doctorate degree in Reading and Literacy so that she can help more students with reading and learning issues in her private practice. 

Irlen Syndrome is a visual processing issue between the eye and the brain. It is separate from other vision issues. Come and find out what the difference is between Irlen Syndrome and Dyslexia.

Featured Lunch Meal $12:
Sliced Brisket
Potato Salad
Pinto Beans
Chocolate Cake

Optional Lunch Meal $12:
Chef Salad

Meals provided by Manny Sifuentes, manager at Cafe del Rio, a business staffed by the Texas Commission for the Blind.
Please register by 5 p.m. on Tuesday

We order meals based on your reservations and must pay for them even if you do not show up.
If you need to change or cancel your reservation, please call 512-441-1555.

Drive slowly on Campus.... remember that the speed limit at TSBVI is 10mph. 

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