Screening for Dyslexia: A Shelton Workshop
Laure Ames, Ph.D., LPC-S
Director, The Shelton Evaluation Center
In response to the passage of Texas HB1886 requiring all students in kindergarten and 1st grade to be screened for dyslexia, Shelton will offer a one-day workshop on screening for dyslexia.
Who Should Attend:
Any professional who is working to identify dyslexia, including principals, SPED Directors, 504 Coordinators, curriculum and instruction coordinators, literacy directors, and Dyslexia Therapists.
Attendees Will Learn:
- The definition of dyslexia as it applies to identification
- The biological basis of dyslexia
- The early warning signs of dyslexia
- The characteristics of dyslexia in early elementary grades
- The Texas laws governing the identification of dyslexia
- The PEIMS data and the cost to society and the individual
- What should be included in a screening versus an evaluation
- What a Shelton screening would look like and what a Shelton evaluation would look like
- The types of universal screeners available and how they work
- How to go beyond scores when identifying dyslexia
- What scores look like in actual batteries of testing
- What dyslexia sounds like in recordings of dyslexic readers
- What accommodation plan and remediation is recommended once a student is identified with dyslexia
Questions? Contact Laure Ames, Ph.D., LPC-S at email@example.com
- Option 1 - Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
- Option 2 - Dr. Ames is available to come to your school or district for training.
If you are interested in private training with a minimum of 10 participants, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Registration will close on
January 26, 2024