Workshop Full—Registration Closed!
Date: May 10, 2019
Time: 8:30am-3:30pm (Workshop begins promptly at 8:30am)
Location: Bay Path University, 1 Denslow Road, East Longmeadow, MA
This training will provide:
• the definition, symptoms, and prevalence of dyslexia, a specific language-based learning disability, and reading disorders;
• the federal special education law, IDEIA 2004, and its criteria for identification and remediation of diagnosed specific learning disabilities including dyslexia;
• an opportunity to research state special education regulations concerning specific learning disabilities and dyslexia;
• a discussion of the new DSM-5 with information about specific learning disorders;
• the role of phonemic awareness, phonological memory, rapid automatic naming, phonics mastery, decoding, fluency, comprehension, spelling, writing, and language development in literacy development;
• the importance of providing both remediation/specially designed instruction and accommodations for students with specific learning disabilities including dyslexia;
• information about how to use a component model for assessment of dyslexia and reading disorders;
• a discussion of how to write clear, measurable goals and objectives for remediation - linking assessment and instruction;
• review of case studies including elementary, middle school, high school, and college-age students and adults with diagnosed dyslexia or specific learning disabilities;
• professional and ethical guidelines governing the use of standardized assessment measures
Who Should Attend?
Classroom teachers, Content Area Teachers, Reading Specialists, Title l Teachers, SPED Teachers, Curriculum Coordinators, Literacy Coaches, Psychologists, and Administrators who are interested in the diagnosis and remediation of dyslexia, a specific language-based learning disability.