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Texas Dyslexia Academy 3: Considerations for Emergent Bilingual Students



Texas Dyslexia Academy 3: Considerations for Emergent Bilingual Students is the third of six training opportunities developed to assist school districts and charter schools regarding dyslexia and related disorders. In this course, participants will receive a general overview of the unique needs of emergent bilingual students within the dyslexia evaluation process. The objectives for this course are:

  • Understand how The Dyslexia Handbook, 2021 Update addresses emergent bilingual students
  • Understand the process of second language acquisition
  • Learn about the benefits of bilingualism
  • Explore the various types of alphabetic systems that exist around the world
  • Understand data gathering and formal evaluation
  • Explore instructional programming for emergent bilingual students

Important Session Information:


6 Hours ALTA Credit Available
Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Thursday, March 7, 2024

Session ID:
979617
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
Seats Available:
67
Fee:
$0.00 (* No Charge)
Contact Person:
Evelyn Gilson
Instructor(s):
Cynthia Hobbs
Elda DeSantiago
Elizabeth Adams
Audience:
Bilingual Teacher, Bilingual/ESL Director, Diagnostician, Dyslexia Coordinator, Dyslexia Teacher, ESL Teacher, Special Education Teacher, Teacher (All Level)
 
Date Time Location
3/7/2024 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 17 ESC - South Conference F
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