2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

S9 - The Power of Self Advocacy: Helping Students Find Their Voice with YES! Ambassadors

Oct 27, 2018 10:45am ‐ Oct 27, 2018 12:45pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00


YES! Ambassadors (Youth Examples of Self-Advocacy) will work with younger students with dyslexia (grades 3-9) to help the students their strengths and challenges, build confidence, and provide them with the tools to become strong self-advocates in and out of school.

In this student-focused workshop the YES! Ambassadors will share their personal stories and provide helpful solutions to the challenges students face every day in their classrooms. 

Topics covered will include:

  • What is Self-Advocacy?
  • Dyslexia Fact vs. Fiction
  • How to Build a Support Team
  • Accommodations and Assistive Technology 101

Disclosure: The YES! Ambassadors may discuss Learning Ally audiobooks. No relevant nonfinancial relationships exist.



  • 0.20 - ASHA CEU
  • 2.00 - Clock Hours

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