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Kansas Infinitec Coalition 2017 Assistive Technology Conference & Awards Luncheon Session 3 of 4


December 08, 2017 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm

 

 

Cost of Event:  Members: $75.00 - Non-Members: $115.00

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Title: Nearly Everything that You Need to Know about Dyslexia

 

 

Description:  Of late, there has been a lot of controversy over Dyslexia among parents and educators.  Based on 20 years of research by reading scientists, this presentation will provide an overview of dyslexia along & strategies for teaching those students diagnosed with this reading disability.  Additionally, the relationship between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and dyslexia will be examined and reasons for how and why we should evaluate for it will be discussed.  Join us for a fascinating look into the English writing system and it’s contributions to reading. 

 

Learner Outcomes:

Participant will be able to:

 

 

a.  summarize the definition of dyslexia, its incidence and have an appreciation for the difficulty that individuals with dyslexia have learning to read.

 

 

b.  list characteristics that individuals with dyslexia have and the impact those characteristics have on the individual’s academic and career objectives.

 

c. provide a synopsis of the roles that genetics, the neurological system along with the English Writing System play in dyslexia.

 

d.  to articulate how dyslexia is identified and diagnosed.

 

e.  distinguish between attentional difficulties, such as ADHD, from dyslexia.

 

 

 

 

 

Details

Time December 08, 2017 from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Check In at 8:00 AM
Format Meet In Person
4.5 Professional Learning Contact Hours
Provider Infinitec
Contact Debra Eubanks
deubanks@ucpnet.org
708-444-8460, Ext. 223
Trainer Dr. David Hurford
University Professor and Chair of Psychology and Counseling
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Availability 6 of 40 seats available

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Location

Venue Double Tree Hilton Aiport Hotel in Wichita
2098 Airport Road, Wichita, KS 67209