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21st Annual State Dyslexia Summer Institute

Link with more information.

http://2016summerdyslexiainstitute.weebly.com

 

Mesquite Convention Center

1750 Rodeo Drive

Mesquite, Texas 75149

 

Conference Handouts

Day 1- July 27, 2016

 

Keynote- George McCloskey, PhD.

Executive Functions and their Role in Reading 

 

WA & WD - Interventions for Students with Executive Function Deficits (Part 1 & Part 2) - George McCloskey 

 

WB & WE - Reducing Working Memory Load in the Classroom with Virginia Gonzalez

 

WC & WF - ADHD and Executive Functioning Deficits:  the Linkage with Dyslexia - Mary Durheim

 

 

Day 2 - July 28, 2016

 

Keynote - Jan Hasbrouck, PhD.

Meeting the Needs of EVERY Reader

 

TA & TD - Reading FAST or Reading WELL? Let's Take Another Look at Fluency with Jan Hasbrouck

Handout 2 - ORF Chart

 

TB & TE- (Part1 & Part 2) Social Competence and the Learning Different Student with Laure Ames

Handout 1      Handout 2         Handout 3

 

TC - Technology Solutions for Students with Dyslexia with Gayle McNurlin-coming soon

 

Dyslexia

 

Region 10 ESC's Dyslexia Program provides both regional and state assistance to districts, charter schools, universities, parents, service centers, and other entities in the area of dyslexia.

For questions relating to dyslexia in the area of professional development, assessment, instruction, or training opportunities, please contact:

 

Consultant

Consultant

Gina Mitchell, MLA, LDT, CALT

Regional Dyslexia Consultant

Email: gina.mitchell@region10.org

Phone: 972-348-1454 or

           (in Texas) 800-232-3030 ext. 1454

Fax:     972-348-1455

Melanie Royal, M.Ed., LDT, CALT, QI

State Dyslexia Consultant

Email: melanie.royal@region10.org

Phone: 972-348-1410 or

           (in Texas) 800-232-3030 ext. 1410

Fax:     972-348-1411

Administrative Assistant 

Elaine Fackler

Email: elaine.fackler@region10.org

Phone: 972-348-1486 or

            (in Texas) 800-232-3030 ext. 1486

Fax:     972-348-1487

 

Resources

 

Dyslexia Helpline 1-800-232-3030

 

Dyslexia Technology

Technology Integration for Students with Dyslexia

 

Interactive Dyslexia Handbook

Interactive Dyslexia Handbook

 

Dyslexia Handbook

Download Copies of Dyslexia Handbook

 

 

Order Copies of Dyslexia Handbook

 

 

Dyslexia Program Awareness Brochure for Educators and Parents

 

 

Twice-Exceptional Children

The Texas Education Agency is pleased to announce the launch of the Twice-Exceptional Children and G/T Services website. The Twice-Exceptional children website is designed to provide administrators, educators, and parents with practical resources for identifying and serving the twice-exceptional learner. Twice-exceptional students are those who perform at - or show the potential for performing at - a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who also gives evidence of one or more disabilities as defined by federal or state eligibility.

 

The website is organized into sections that focus on the life of the twice-exceptional learner:  student, school, and family/community. The website provides a comprehensive view of the cognitive, social, emotional, and physical needs of twice-exceptional learners. It includes a framework for identifying twice-exceptional learners and provides tools and resources districts can use to inform local policy and develop a plan to meet the diverse needs of these students. The website is available at http://www.gtequity.org/twice.php.

Twice-Exceptional "Myths vs. Facts" Quiz http://www.gtequity.org/twice/school/myths-vs-facts.php

Twice-Exceptional flowchart to aid in the assessment and identification of students

http://www.gtequity.org/twice/docs/AssessmentandIdentificationFlowchart.pdf

 

 
 

 

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