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How to Support Dyslexic Students in Your School
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
Presented by Terrie Noland, National Director, Educator Engagement & Initiatives, Learning Ally
Sponsored by Learning Ally
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.
This session provided insight into the following:
- Identifying dyslexia that’s hiding in plain sight
- What administrators need to know about supporting dyslexic students through identification, accommodations, and interventions
- Building a district culture to support struggling readers
This webinar will benefit administrators, special education K-12, general education K-12, librarians. assistive technology, and reading specialists.
Terrie has more than 22 years of experience as both a trainer and developer of content for educators and administrators. Her focus for the past five years has been on the pedagogical practices needed to create effective environments for students with dyslexia. Terrie has the opportunity to train groups numbering in the thousands helping to build better understanding of working with struggling readers. She is currently pursuing certification as an Academic Language Therapist.