Sat, Aug 25|
Dyslexia Pros Tucson
What is Dyslexia for Teachers
Learn about dyslexia and how to help your students with dyslexia Topics covered: What is Dyslexia? How can I help in the classroom? Easy classroom accommodations and modifications The research: How we know what we know Best Practices Reading Intervention Methods Assistive Technology
Time & Location
Aug 25, 2018, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Dyslexia Pros Tucson, 5605 E River Rd suite 215, Tucson, AZ 85750, USA
About the Event
$75 For Conference & Lunch
CEU credits available
1) What is dyslexia?
Examine the science behind dyslexia, how we know what we know about dyslexia, how to spot a student with dyslexia, a dyslexia simulation, common classroom accommodations and teaching techniques, best practices intervention methods, and a question and answer session.
2) Reading Intervention Methods
Learn methods on how to improve reading intervention lessons both in tier 2 and tier 3 level groups. Methods focus on designing systematic, explicit, and multisensory lessons using the Orton-Gillingham method. Sample lessons, practice and discussion time is provided.
3) Assistive Technology for Dyslexic Students
Information about assistive technology tools centered around iPad apps that help students with dyslexia accessing classroom curriculum more efficiently and effectively, and gain independence both inside and outside the classroom. Text to speech, speech to text, and organizational apps are just some of the tools that are taught in this seminar.
What is Dyslexia and Lunch