Do you have students who struggle with learning to read, write, and spell? Did you know that dyslexia affects approximately 20% of students and is the leading cause of reading difficulties?
Join experienced classroom teacher, dyslexia tutor, and literacy expert, Heather Kenny, Ph.D., for this highly practical and interactive session to learn how to recognize, support, and remediate your students who demonstrate characteristics of dyslexia. Gain the evidence-based instructional techniques that are essential for your students with dyslexia and can accelerate the reading, writing, and spelling skills of all of your K-5 students!
You will learn,
-Signs and symptoms of dyslexia
-How dyslexia affects students across the curriculum
-Explicit, systematic, and logically sequenced instructional methods to improve the reading, writing, and spelling skills of all of your students, but particularly those with dyslexia
-Fun, engaging, success-based strategies, games, and activities to teach all five pillars of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension
-Multisensory instructional techniques to motivate all learners, including reluctant readers
-Quick and easy assessments to identify students at risk for reading/spelling difficulties and their areas of need
-Dozens of resources, instructional routines, and technological tools that can support, remediate, and accommodate your students with dyslexia
-An extensive, 100+ page digital handbook that includes activity plans, lesson templates, and reproducibles
Receive a certificate of participation for 6 hours of professional development.
If you are a K-5 Classroom Teacher, Title 1 Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Reading Specialist, Interventionist, Reading Tutor, Instructional Assistant, Parent, Administrator, or SLP, this highly informative session is for you!