Monday, January 16, 2017

R.E.A.D. Initiative (Research, Educate, and Advocate for Dyslexia) A Series on Dyslexia for Parents and Educators on January 17 in Medford

R.E.A.D. Initiative (Research, Educate, and Advocate for Dyslexia) 
A Series on Dyslexia for Parents and Educators 
Tuesday January 17th 
Taylor County Education Center - 624 East College Street in Medford
4:00 pm = Pre-Workshop
4:45 pm = Dinner
5:00 pm = Webinar Seminars
6:30 pm = Panel Discussion

4:00 pm = Pre-Workshop on Dyslexia - Educational Keynote
“Why Spelling Counts in the 21st Century Classroom” by Louisa Moats Ed.D. 

4:45 pm = Dinner through Evening 
Dinner will be available to eat 

5:00 pm = Workshop on Dyslexia 
5:00 pm to 5:45 pm = * “Understanding ADHD, Executive Function Disorder, and their Relationship with Dyslexia” presented by Roberto Olivardia, Ph.D. 

5:45 pm to 6:30 pm = * “Critical Components of Literacy Instruction for Prevention and Early Intervention” presented by Barbara Wilson, M.Ed. 

6:30 pm = Panel Discussion 
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm A special round table panel discussion on Dyslexia with local and statewide experts from: 
● Wisconsin Branch of International Dyslexia Association ● Individuals with Dyslexia ● Wilson Dyslexia Therapists ● Reading Teachers and Specialists ● Behavioral and Developmental Pediatricians ● Taylor County Literacy Council ● Medford Area Public School District ● Postsecondary Education - NTC 

Handouts at our Event will include: 
Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading and Dyslexia Specialists

International Dyslexia Association Fact Sheets

Perspectives on Language and Literacy

IDA: What Every Family Should Know About Dyslexia

Dyslexia Toolkit by National Center for Learning Disabilities

Critical Components of Literacy for Prevention and Intervention Presentation

Dyslexia and ADHD Presentation 

Beyond Decoding - Fluency and Comprehension Presentation

Why Spelling Counts Presentation
  • Why Spelling Counts (main presentation)
  • 10 Ways to Help Your Child With Spelling
  • Spelling
Wilson Reading
  • Wilson Reading System for Parents
  • Wilson Literacy for Life
  • Wilson Reading Teacher Certification
  • Wilson Effectiveness Research
* Featured national speakers are through recorded webinars from the 2016 Learning Ally’s Spotlight on Dyslexia Series.

** R.E.A.D. Initiative is provided by the Taylor County Literacy Council and the Medford Area Public School District Special Education Advisory Council