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A Practical Guide for the Classroom: How to Identify And Support Students With Dyslexia

Area of focus

Literacy

Inclusive Education

When

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm Mon 23rd May 2022

Where

Live Webinar

Who should attend

Principals, Learning Support Teachers, Teachers from Primary and High School

Who is speaking

Linda McKillop
Dyslexia is a term which over many years has meant different things to different people. The term is now back in use, but in a circumscribed way.

This practical, interactive presentation will give an overview of Dyslexia’s past – how it has been understood and misunderstood. It will also look at the present and into the future, showing how the clear science which is now known about Dyslexia places us in a better position to respond to it, and to other challenges which impact upon literacy, from evidence-based perspectives.

Participants will gain an understanding of what dyslexia is, how to identify students who may have Dyslexia, evidence-based instruction on teaching children with Dyslexia, and how to support these students in
the classroom.

Linda McKillop

Certified Practising Speech Pathologist, Certified Dyslexia, Reading and OG Specialist (Orton Gillingham International, Inc.) and Australian Dyslexia Association Tasmanian Advisor, Speech Pathology Tasmania

What you will learn

1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6, 2.5, 3.3, 6.2

Important information

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All participants are required to individually register to attend this session. If you do not register for the event you will not receive a certificate of attendance.

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