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Spec Ed 783 - Intensive/Systematic Spelling Instruction for Special Education Request a registration packet through email or phone. This is a hybrid course worth either 1 or 3 credits. We will use the Silver Moon Spelling Rules program as the text for this class.Find out more »
When you have kids with learning differences, it's important not to lose sight of the big picture.
The first half of this session we will view the first several modules of the movie, "The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia." This documentary provides, "personal and uplifting accounts of the dyslexic experience from children, experts and iconic leaders...Shining a spotlight on the latest scientific and psychological research."
During the second half of the session, Jax Anderson, Mental Health Therapist from, A Beautiful Journey will discuss anxiety in students and how to use coping strategies when anxiety runs too high. Mrs. Anderson has specialized knowledge and extensive experience when it comes to working with students ages 12 and up.Find out more »
October is Dyslexia Awareness month. Experience Dyslexia is a simulation that provides non-dyslexic parents, teachers and family members a chance to immerse themselves in the inner turmoil of a dyslexic. Six learning stations, each with a different focus, give insight into the lives of individuals with dyslexia. The participants are warned in advance that this simulation was created to be stressful and in some cases fatiguing and emotional. The intention is to offer a true experience of the challenges a dyslexic student experiences with the goal of enabling the participants to become more empathetic with dyslexic learners.Find out more »
How do you plan literacy instruction that will support struggling readers and spellers? Attend this session to learn the basics on structured literacy as a method to prevent, remediate or support struggling readers ages 5 – adult.Find out more »
Dyslexia 101 presents up-to-date information and research about dyslexia. This session covers common myths about dyslexia, signs and symptoms of dyslexia, current brain research, instructional methods that work, testing, and dyslexic strengths. This session is for you if suspect that someone you care about has dyslexia or if you simply want to learn more about dyslexia.Find out more »
Description: Executive functions are the set of mental skills that help us complete daily tasks. Many students and adults with executive functioning deficits have difficulty with time management, planning, organization, focusing their attention, staying on task and completing tasks. This may appear to be due to laziness or lack of motivation, but most often is due to a lack of skills. In this session, participants will learn what executive functions are, why they are important, and tips on improving executive…Find out more »
Dysgraphia is a learning disability that affects writing. Dysgraphia often occurs with dyslexia, but not always. Attend this session to find out what to look for in your child's writing and learn how to help.Find out more »