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Region 4 Dyslexia Professional Development

 

 

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Texas Dyslexia Academy 2: The Dyslexia Handbook

Texas Dyslexia Academy 2: The Dyslexia Handbook is the second of six training opportunities developed to assist school districts and charter schools in understanding The Dyslexia Handbook 2021 Update: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders. In this course, participants will explore the handbook and learn about updates.  The objectives for this course are:

  • Explore The Dyslexia Handbook, 2021 Update
  • Define dyslexia, its characteristics, and common risk factors
  • Understand universal screening and data review for reading risk
  • Understand the evaluation and identification process and provision of services for students with dyslexia
  • Explore critical, evidence-based components of dyslexia instruction
  • Understand the evaluation and identification process and provision of services for students with dysgraphia
 
Full details and registration available by clicking on the dates below:
 

 

Texas Dyslexia Academy 3: Considerations for Emergent Bilingual Students

 

Developed to assist school districts and charter schools regarding dyslexia and related disorders.  In this course, participants will receive a general overview of the unique needs of emergent bilingual students within the dyslexia evaluation process.  The objectives for this course are:

  • Understand how The Dyslexia Handbook, 2021 Update addresses emergent bilingual students
  • Understand the process of second language acquisition
  • Learn about the benefits of bilingualism
  • Explore the various types of alphabetic systems that exist around the world
  • Understand data gathering and formal evaluation
  • Explore instructional programming for emergent bilingual students
 
Full details and registration available by clicking on the dates below:
 
For more information about these sessions, e-mail dyslexia@esc4.net
 
 

 

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