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.
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, November 16, 2019
(8:30 am - 5:30 pm)
Lunch on your own.
17301 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75252 (map & info)
Note that this is not on the Shelton campus. It is the former State Farm campus.
Cost: $250 (Materials cost is $50.)
Registration will close on January 29, 2019 for the February 5th class.