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Understanding Dyslexia: Assessment and Intervention

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Understanding Dyslexia: Assessment and Intervention

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2-Day Training, Sept. 21-22: 8:30 am-3:30 pm
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 Presented by Nancy Mather, Ph.D. Professor, University of Arizona

Co-Author of the Woodcock-Johnson IV

TARGET AUDIENCE: Teachers, School psychogists, reading specialists and other individuals who provide reading instruction/intervention

8:00 AM - Registration and breakfast; Lunch is provided

Session: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm; Both days required

This two-day workshop will focus on both assessment and evidence-based interventions for

students who struggle to learn to read and spell. The speaker will address the definition of dyslexia;

the importance of assessing cognitive and linguistic processes, including phonological awareness,

orthographic coding, processing speed, and rapid automatized naming; the phases of development

of basic reading and spelling skills; and the implementation of differentiated instructional

methodologies for addressing specific types of reading and spelling problems.

OBJECTIVES:

Participants will increase their:

1. understanding of the definition and characteristics of dyslexia

2. knowledge of the cognitive and linguistic factors that contribute to dyslexia

3. awareness of assessment techniques for diagnosing dyslexia

4. understanding of reading and spelling development and how instructional

methods align with specific developmental levels

5. knowledge of evidence-based instructional methods to improve

phonological awareness, reading decoding, spelling, and reading fluency

 

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Marin County Office of Education
1111 Las Gallinas Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94903

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