Join the ADE English Language Arts Team for a FREE Dyslexia Focused 9-week book study.
Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30 MST time. Everyone is welcome!
Text: Overcoming Dyslexia Second Edition by Sally Shaywitz and Jonathan Shaywitz
To order: click on Penguin Random house.com
One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the new research into how the brain works, offers the latest information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them. This book gives the tools that parents and teachers need to help the dyslexic child, age by age, grade by grade, step by step.
Participants must register for each week’s session individually. All participants who register in EMS, read their chapter(s), and attend the book study will be given 2-hours PD credit. Certificates will only be available in EMS and no record of attendance will be emailed.
Zoom link will be individually emailed to registrants the day of the webinar. Registration closes at 10 AM on Wednesdays.
Section 1 Chapters 1-3 “Power of Knowing: “The Historical Roots of Dyslexia” and “The Big Picture: Who is Affected and What Happens over Time”
Section 2 Chapters 4-7 “Why Some Smart People Can’t Read”, Everyone Speaks, but Not everyone Reads”, “Reading and the Brain”, and “The Working Brain Reads”
Section 3 Chapters 8-11 “Diagnosing Dyslexia”, “Recognizing Dyslexia’s Early Impact: Spoken Language”, “Recognizing Dyslexia’s Impact on Learning to read”, and “Should my Child Be Evaluated for Dyslexia?”
Section 4 Chapters 12-15 “Diagnosing Dyslexia in the School-Age Child”, “Identifying the At-Risk Child”, Diagnosing Bright Young Adults”, and “Recognizing Dyslexia in Adult Midlife Women”
Section 5 Chapters 16-19 “All Children Can Be Taught to Read”, “Helping Your Child Break the Reading Cycle”, “Helping Your Child Become a Better Reader”, and “Helping Your Child Become a Skilled Reader”
Section 6 Chapters 20-22 “Michele’s Program: A Model That Works”, “Teaching the Dyslexic Child to Read”, and “Protecting ad Nourishing Your Child’s Soul”
Section 7 Chapters 23-25 “Finding the School for Your Dyslexic Child”, “A Closer Look at Some of the Finest Specialized Schools”, “Dr/ Laura Cassidy and the Louisiana Key Academy”
Section 8 Chapters 26-29 “Succeeding in Post-Secondary Education”, “Selecting a College”, “In College: Getting Started”, and “Helping Adults Become Better Readers”
Section 9 Chapters 30-34 “Anxiety, ADHD, and Dyslexia”, “The Role of Technology”, “Accommodations: Building a Bridge to Success”, “The Law Is on Your Side”, and “A Person Like That…”
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