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This edWebinar will present the latest research findings by Dr. Nadine Gaab and Dr. John Gabrieli on the importance of identifying students with dyslexia across all grades.

Dyslexia and vision therapy

An article published recently in the Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus concludes that “..the use of vision therapy has never been shown scientifically to be effective and may prevent the application of effective interventions during the critical period of development when reading disorders can best be remediated”.

California releases Dyslexia Guidelines

The State of California has recently released new Dyslexia Guidelines, which includes recommendations on pre-service training for teachers, screening and assessment for dyslexia and effective approaches for teaching children with dyslexia. The guidelines have embraced the term ‘structured literacy’ and the IDA Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading!

Overcoming Dyslexia – Free Webinar

Overcoming Dyslexia: What does it take?   Despite claims to the contrary, empirical research has identified the characteristics of instruction that help students overcome their reading difficulties. In this second in a series of webinars from the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), Dr. Mathes covers not only the basic components of effective […]

O-G Training This Summer in Manitoba

Summer Training Course for Educators Orton-Gillingham Training – Level 1 Foundations of Multisensory Structured Language Education (MSLE). The course is appropriate for classroom teachers, pre-service teachers, Speech Language Pathologists, Reading Clinicians, educational assistants, school administrators, daycare educators, homeschool teachers, English as a second language educators, tutors and parents. Presenter: Ms. Corey […]