In this edWebinar learn how assistive technology allows students to access and master grade-level curricula even if they have dyslexia.
According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 80% of students with learning disabilities have dyslexia. In order to create a learning environment that feels safe, comfortable and empowering for students, schools need to adhere to basic guiding principles. In “Creating a Dyslexia-Friendly School,” Terrie Noland, National Director, Educator Engagement for Learning Ally, presented on early intervention for dyslexic students, using the right AT (assistive technology) tools and accommodations for each learner, and creating environments in which students can thrive.
In this edWebinar, Learning Ally’s Terrie Noland will share how to create a supportive culture for your students who are struggling readers.
Denver Public Schools and Learning Ally joined forces to find solutions to bridge this content and education gap. In this webinar, Rob Frantum-Allen (Director of Integrated Services) and Jackie Bott (Assistive Technology Coordinator) will explain how the organizations created a strategically designed model program where assistive technology (AT) is being integrated into educational efforts.
One in five students has dyslexia – that translates to 20% of the student population. What might be seen as laziness or acting out in reality is a student inwardly struggling with reading, writing, and spelling. Learn more about why students struggle, what to look for, and how to support dyslexic students in your district with appropriate accommodations and interventions.