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Dyslexia: Different by Design—Understanding the Most Common Learning Disability with Elizabeth Hoksbergen
July 17 @ 8:00 am - July 18 @ 4:30 pm
Instructor: Elizabeth Hoksbergen
July 17/18 (Wed/Thurs)
$40 PEI member, $60 non-member · 1 licensure renewal credit.
This 15-hour, interactive course will examine the unique neurobiological profile and cognitive characteristics of dyslexia. From early identification to appropriate accommodations, this course will provide an overview of dyslexia by exploring key issues: neurobiological markers, indicators by developmental range, elements of effective intervention, characteristics of a dyslexia friendly classroom, socio-emotional supports, and designing an effective 504 Plan. Engaging, participant-focused activities will bring the content to life, helping each participant internalize the information for transference to his or her practice upon return to the classroom. Interactive activities interlaced through the two-day course include mini presentations of cognitive-linguistic characteristics, student case studies, identifying a suite of strategies for a particular learning environment, sorting developmental indicators by grade levels, and experiencing dyslexia through reading and writing simulations.
1 licensure renewal credit.
Minimum enrollment of 10 required. Maximum enrollment of 50.
Cancellations due to low class enrollment, full refunds will be issued
Student initiated cancellation 72 hours prior to course, $10 cancellation fee
Student initiated cancellation less than 72 hours prior to course, non-refundable
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