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Upcoming Professional Development—Dyslexia

Visit www.esc4.net/PD and enter the corresponding session ID number to register online. For more information about these sessions or to request customized professional development, contact dyslexia@esc4.net.

 

 

dyslexia-conference-2018-graphic-web19th Annual Region 4 Dyslexia Conference

December 6, 2018

The annual Region 4 Dyslexia Conference features sessions with topics that include research, response to intervention, assessment, accommodations, legal issues, and much more. The goal of the conference is to bring current and practical information to a diverse audience of teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech–language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators, and others. DETAILS

 

 

 


 

GENERAL DYSLEXIA SESSIONS

 

Word Study Part 1- Phonological Awareness, Alphabetic Principle, Phonics, and Six Syllable Types

September 20 | Session ID: 1376252

 

Word Study Part 2- Six Syllable Types with Multi-syllabic Words, Syllabication, Etymology, and Morphology

September 21 | Session ID: 1376249


Teaching and Screening Early- The Why and How of Dyslexia Screening in Kindergarten and First Grade

3-Day Session begins October 12 | Session ID: TBA


Esperanza: A Structured Multisensory Spanish Language Program

October 15 | Session ID: 1353475


Dyslexia and Section 504 - and Special Education

October 23 | Session ID: 1368885


Refresh and Revive Your Dyslexia Intervention Program Lessons

October 25 | Session ID: 1378081


Legal Updates on Dyslexia with Dave Richards

January 23, 2019 | Session ID: 1359292


Dysgraphia: What Is It? And, What Do We Do About It?

February 12, 2019 | Session ID: 1371022


Bilingual Dyslexia Assessment: Part 2- Case Studies and Instructional Strategies

February 19, 2019  | Session ID: TBA


Best Practices in Identifying Dyslexia in the FIE

March 28, 2019 | Session ID: 1371113


Dyslexia Case Studies- After the Academies

April 17, 2019 | Session ID: 1370677


Multidisciplinary Assessment for Dyslexia Identification

April 24, 2019 | Session ID: 1391187

 


 

DYSLEXIA ASSESSMENT SESSIONS


Dyslexia Assessment: Administration and Scoring of CTOPP-2, GORT-5, and TWS-5

September 19 | Session ID: 1368740


Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of the WJ IV Tests of Achievement and Tests of Oral Language

October 5 | Session ID:  1371440


Dyslexia Assessment:  Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of the WRMT-III

October 10 | Session ID:  1371425


Administration, Scoring, and Interpretation of the KTEA-3

November 7 | Session ID:  1371443


Dyslexia Assessment: Administration and Scoring of CTOPP-2, GORT-5, and TWS-5

March 5, 2019 | Session ID:  1378085

 


 

Dyslexia Program Basics with Teacher Resources

Acquire the skills necessary to deliver a dyslexia intervention program. Learn current dyslexia laws, characteristics of dyslexia, components of effective reading instruction, and how dyslexia is integrated into RtI models. Teachers will receive a teacher’s manual and student materials for small-group instruction.  5-day Sessions begin:

 


 

Texas Dyslexia Identification Academy 

 

Module 1Foundations

Module 1 is the first of five modules developed by TEA to assist school districts and charter schools in the identification of students with dyslexia.  The objectives for Module 1 are to define dyslexia and related disorders, explore the characteristics and common risk factors of dyslexia at varying age and grade levels, explore elements of reading, and review associated academic difficulties and conditions that may co-exist with dyslexia.

 

Module 2Dyslexia Evaluation

Module 2 is the second of five modules created by TEA to assist school districts and charter schools in the identification of students with dyslexia.  The objectives of Module 2 are to review the why and when for assessing dyslexia.  Module 2 will also review the processes for dyslexia assessment and related disorders as outlined in The Dyslexia Handbook, 2014.

 

Module 3Considerations for ELLs

Module 3 is the third of five modules developed by TEA to assist school districts and charter schools in the identification of students with dyslexia in the ELL student population.  The objective of Module 3 is to review the process of second language acquisition, research on the relative effectiveness of different language programs, the various types of orthography that exist around the world, and the benefits of bilingualism.  Data gathering and formal evaluation, as well as, instructional programming for ELLs will also be reviewed.

 

Module 4Interpreting Scores
Interpret both quantitative (formal) and qualitative (informal) data used in compliance with federal and state guidelines to identify students with dyslexia. Participants will be instructed on the significance of quantitative data from normed assessment scores.

 

Module 5Report Writing and Case Studies
Learn to take a methodical approach to processing dyslexia assessment data, such as the use of a structured written report, to help inform the appropriate committee before it makes any decisions regarding dyslexia identification. Participants will work through data for report writing and several case studies.

 


 

For more information, or to request customized professional development, contact dyslexia@esc4.net.

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