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Region 4 Dyslexia Professional Development

 

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Texas Dyslexia Academy 1: Dyslexia Foundations
Texas Dyslexia Academy 1: Dyslexia Foundations is the first of seven training opportunities developed to assist school districts and charter schools regarding dyslexia and related disorders. In this course, participants will learn how students acquire reading skills, why some students struggle in reading, what dyslexia is, and how to know whether dyslexia is the cause of a student's reading difficulties. The objectives for this course are:
  • Explore the elements of reading
  • Define dyslexia, its characteristics, and related disorders
  • Explore the common risk factors for dyslexia
  • Understand associated academic difficulties and other conditions
 

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
 
New dates for these sessions will be announced soon!
 

 

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