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Teaching Children with Dyslexia

Friday, January 18, 2019

Teaching Children with Dyslexia

Dyslexia is NOT a "dirty word!"

 

Friday, January 18, 2019

8:30 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Green Country Technology Center
1100 OK-56 Loop
Okmulgee, OK 74447


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Purposes:

  • To understand that dyslexia affects between 17-20% of our school population and that much has been recently revealed through brain research and brain imaging which can enhance learning and instructional strategies in the regular classroom, intervention groups and special education. 
  • To gain a clear understanding of dyslexia (Truths, Myths and Misconceptions) and its broad effects in education. 
  • To be able to identify risk factors, and discover how to effectively teach students with dyslexia and other reading difficulties in every classroom.
  • To learn strategies for teaching reading and spelling to students with dyslexia... AND teaching them in every discipline using strategies/ appropriate accommodations and differentiated teaching. 
  • This is NOT a training on testing students for dyslexia, but a training on making appropriate accommodations for all students.

 Target Audience:

  •   Classroom teachers, reading specialists, reading assistants, literacy  coaches. 
     

Presenter:

  • Pam Henley has been an educator for over 30 years.  She has taught Pre-K through college level.  She is a reading specialist and a certified academic language therapist. Pam has been a conference speaker for the International Reading Association, Oklahoma Reading Association, and Oklahoma Association for Bilingual Education.  She has been a literacy consultant and a professional development speaker conducting school-wide and small group workshops, seminars, and embedded coaching.

Cost: LUNCH INCLUDED

  • $100 per person for OSAC member districts
  • $150 per person for non-member districts.


Thank you for supporting this and other OSAC events!

 

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