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SLD and Dyslexia: Issues in Conceptualization, Identification and Eligibility



Dr. Gail Cheramie and Dr. MiMi Gomez will be providing face-to-face guidance about Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) and the condition of Dyslexia.  This session will focus on the conceptualization of SLD and Dyslexia within a pattern of strength and weaknesses (PSW) model and the identification of SLD with Dyslexia in the Full and Individual Evaluation. The 2-prong requirement for eligibility will be discussed. We will review several cases involving suspected SLD in Basic Reading and/or Reading Fluency with Dyslexia.

Participants will also learn how to synthesize multiple sources of data from a variety of evaluators, including dyslexia specialists.  Evaluators will better understand their contributions to an evaluation as part of an integrated report. Additionally, this presentation will explain the phonological awareness continuum. Participants will better understand how to plan for targeted phonological awareness assessment after reviewing available student data.


Important Session Information:


Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Monday, February 27, 2023

Session ID:
932223
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
31
Fee:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Elizabeth Adams
Instructor(s):
Gail Cheramie
MiMi Gomez
Audience:
Diagnostician, Dyslexia Coordinator, Dyslexia Teacher, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology (LSSP), Special Education Director
 
Date Time Location
2/27/2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - South Conference C, South Conference D
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