This workshop is for educators and school psychologists interested in learning the hows and whys of identifying students with dyslexia. An overview of the reading process and a short history of reading disabilities are presented. During this presentation, the assessment of dyslexia is based on the IDA definition of dyslexia and the I.D.E.A. framework for assessment. Participants use sample case studies of struggling reader to determine whether performance patterns are consistent patterns of dyslexia. The use of the term dyslexia in our public schools is also discussed.
ASSESSMENT: Examine issues related to the assessment of dyslexia and how assessment results can inform the selection of academic interventions.
Disclosure: Charlotte G. Andrist has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.