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Thursday, July 18 • 9:10am - 12:00pm
Navigating Dyslexia in the Public Schools

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Educators will begin by learning about Dyslexia, how it impacts a student's acquisition of reading and the prevalence. Trainers will further provide educators with an introduction to the Science of Reading and the importance of explicit instruction and supporting the learner in the classroom. Opportunities for available training and online resources will be shared to further those engaged in learning more about evidence based practices. The workshop will conclude with an opportunity to view screening data and explore the strengths, limitations, and pitfalls in the flagging process, along with diagnostic tools to confirm needs and the role of progress monitoring to measure progress. Educators are encouraged to bring a sample of universal screening data for a specific class or if possible and entire grade level. The data will be viewed by the educator only as we take them through the process of making data-driven decisions, therefore confidentiality should not be a concern.

Speakers
avatar for Jaime Callaghan

Jaime Callaghan

Director of Student Services at Auburn-Washburn. Experience as a school psychologist and building principal, including being a parent of a student with characteristics of Dyslexia. Jaime has also served on the Executive Board for the Kansas Association of Special Education Administrators... Read More →


Thursday July 18, 2019 9:10am - 12:00pm
Benson Education Center - Room 2