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Local Dentist Gives Back to Support Kids with Disabilities

For immediate release:Contact Caitlyn Malik, caitlyn@shadow-project.org (503) 987-0209Photo by Boro Isailovski Dr. Andrew Henderson opened his dental practice, The Smile Lounge (Tigard), this year with a dual mission: to promote dental health, and to support kids in our community. While in dental school, Dr. Henderson decided that giving back to

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Volunteer Spotlight: Kimber McDowell

January was National Mentoring Month! We chatted with one of our volunteer Reading Mentors, Kimber McDowell, to hear more about her experience. Kimber has been volunteering with us since October 2020. She heard about The Shadow Project when looking for mentoring opportunities through her university’s community service board. As a

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Franklin Football Storytime

The Franklin High School Football team is offering hope to K-8 students in The Shadow Project through story-telling. Players are recording themselves reading children’s books while inspiring younger students with learning challenges to read and follow their dreams. Watch the videos with your child for some laughs, words of wisdom,

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Dyslexia, A Very Different Journey for BIPOC Students

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month. This is close to our hearts at Shadow Project. We hear from parents every day who see their kids struggling with reading due to disabilities, and we know that in Oregon just 22% of 3rd graders with disabilities are proficient in reading. But here’s what we

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