Visit EdRevSF.org for information about EdRev, our annual gathering at AT&T Park, San Francisco.
EdRev 2017 will take place Saturday April 22nd!
SAFE is a community of teens with learning and attention differences (LD), such as dyslexia, ADHD, dysgraphia, executive function variances and other similar learning challenges.* These teens seek to change the belief that having a LD is a bad thing and, instead, demonstrate their many strengths.
They are passionate about learning differently! They find their unique leadership style and advocate for themselves in their education. They pursue their fullest potential by spreading awareness of their capacity for academic and life success.
SAFE students want to break down old educational beliefs that there’s something wrong with the way they learn. The do this by making connections with other kids in their communities and by standing up and speaking out!
Teens who attend SAFE meetings discover how to talk to their teachers and classmates about their experiences with LD. SAFE teens meet monthly and share how they learn, think, and experience the world. During these meetings they:
Students between the ages of 13 to 19 who may be interested in joining one of the branches of SAFE, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Current groups include Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Sacramento, and Monterey. An East Bay group is currently in the development phase, too!
We are always looking for volunteers who have a passion for supporting students with learning and attention differences! We especially need people who:
If this describes you, contact us: email@example.com
*Learning differences is the term PEN uses to describe what is commonly referred to as learning disabilities, specific learning issues, learning difficulties, and general learning disabilities. Students with these differences may or may not be placed in special education programs. (back)