Dyslexia: How to make the most of what you've got to be the best that you can be.

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Presenataion for parents, students, educators, and paraprofessionals on how to empower students with dyslexia.

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  • 1.
    • Presented by:
  • Darla and Kaila Hatton
  • [email_address]
  • The Family Caf
  • 11 thAnnual Conference
  • June 5, 2009

Dyslexia How to make the most of what youve got to be the Best That You Can Be! 2. Who Are We?

  • Family History
  • Early Reading Strategies
  • Info Overload
    • Needle Haystack
    • Shorten LearningCurve

3. 4.

  • What does that mean
  • What it doesnt mean
  • Out of Box (Envelopes*)
  • *most quotes from www.powerofdyslexia.com

Dyslexia 5. 6.

  • Approriate Instruction
    • Interventions
    • Remediation
    • Accommodations
    • Assistive Technology

7.

  • shame

8.

  • Problem

9. Reading Components

  • Phonemic Awareness
  • Phonics
  • Fluency
  • Vocabulary
  • Comprehension

10. Dyslexia is a weakness in a sea of strengths. Sally Shaywitz, M.D The strengths are as important to find and address as the deficits.All too often we focus on the deficit and not the asset, and we really need to focus on that as well. E. Emmerson Dickman, J.D., Former President of IDA 11.

  • Ride horses
  • Hanging out with friends
  • Dog Training

stuff I like to do 12. Good News Ninety percent (90%) of children with reading difficulties will achieve grade level in reading if they receive help by the first grade. www.schwablearning.org/articles.aspx?r=349 Is it a Reading Disorder or Developmental Delay, by Susan Hall 13. Sobering News If help is given in fourth grade, rather than in late kindergarten, it takes four times as long to improve the same skills by the same amount. www.schwablearning.org/articles.aspx?r=349 Is it a Reading Disorder or Developmental Delay, by Susan Hall 14. The Potential 15. Pre-K Screening Resource

  • Get Ready to Read
  • www.getreadytoread.org
  • Symptoms Listing for Children & Adults
  • Bright Solutions for Dyslexia
  • http://www.dys-add.com/symptoms.html

16. Adult Screening Resources

  • Washington State Screening Tool (Learning Needs Screening)
  • http://www.ncwd-youth.info/assets/guides/assessment/sample_forms/learning_needs_screening_tool_word.doc
  • http:// www.onestops.info/pdf/LearningNeedsTool.pdf
  • Empire State Screening Tool
  • http:// www.ldaofwny.org/ess_screening.htm

17. Web Sites

  • Bright Solutions for Dyslexia
    • www.brightsolutions.us
  • SchwabLearning
    • www.schwablearning.org
  • LD Online
    • www.ldonline.org

18. Additional Web Sites

  • Misunderstood Minds
    • www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds
  • International Dyslexia Association
    • www.interdys.org

19. Additional Web Sites

  • National Center for Learning Disabilities
    • www.ncld.org
  • RTI Action Network
    • www.rtinetwork.com
  • Great Schools
    • www.greatschools.net

20. Recommended Must Reads 21. What Worked

  • Multisensory (OG and LIPS)
    • Three senses
    • Systematic
    • Direct / Explicit
    • Diagnostic
    • Synthetic

22. What Worked For Us

  • Closed Caption TV
  • Help Child Realize/Develop Strengths
  • Develop an Action Plan
  • Teach Self Advocacy
  • Technology / Accommodations

23. Florida AT Resources

  • Assistive Technology Industry Association
    • www.atia.org
  • FETC
    • www.fetc.org

24. Additional Resouces

  • Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic
    • www.rfbd.org
  • Bookshare
    • www.bookshare.org
  • FCRR
    • www.fcrr.org

25. Spell Checkers

  • Ginger*
    • www.gingersoftware.com
  • Ghotit*
    • www.ghotit.com
    • *requires internet connection to run

26. Sofware Demos Kurzweilhttp://www.kurzweiledu.com/k3000demo/k3000demo20.html Dragonhttp://www.nuance.com/talk G oBinder www.gobinder.com/NoteTakingTutorial.aspx O neNotehttp://office.microsoft.com/en-us/onenote/HA101686341033.aspx 27. Thanks for coming!

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