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APSU alumna and dyslexia advocate to sign new book on Feb. 5

1/14/2014

            CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. – At 11 a.m. on Feb. 5, noted dyslexia advocate and Austin Peay State University alumna Ruth Fuller Lature (’63, ’76) will sign copies of her new book, “Dyslexia: A Teacher’s Journey,” in the Morgan University Center.

            Lature spent 35 years as a public school teacher in Kentucky, where she quickly developed a passion for students with reading disabilities. She went on to found the Dyslexia Association of the Pennyrile, an association dedicated to teaching persons with dyslexia. 

            Her new book is a memoir, detailing Lature’s experiences and struggles as an advocate, that also provides relevant information about dyslexia. Readers will learn about websites, books and organizations that can help individuals or families dealing with dyslexia.

            Lature will have copies of her book for sale at the Feb. 5 book signing, which will end at 1 p.m. For more information, contact Rylan Kean with the APSU Office of Alumni Relations at keanr@apsu.edu.