Texas Dyslexia Identification Academy: Dyslexia Foundations

Texas Dyslexia Identification Academy: Dyslexia Foundations

  • Intended Audience: Administrators, Professional Service Providers, Teachers
  • Subject:
  • CPE Credits: 6
  • CPE Provider: Region 10 (057950): Texas Education Service Center

Description

The information presented during this foundation module course of the Texas Dyslexia Identification Academy will explore the elements of reading, what dyslexia is and is not, and the process for dyslexia evaluation.

Standards

No aligned standards.

Course Outline

  • What is Dyslexia?
  • Dyslexia Defintion Sentence-by-Sentence
  • The Science of Reading
  • Reading Instruction: Decoding and Comprehension
  • Is it Dyslexia or Not? Who is at Risk?
  • Supporting Students with Dyslexia
  • Assessment: What, Why, When, and How
  • Instruction and Intervention
  • Evolution of the Term "Dyslexia"