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2019 Reading, Literacy & Learning Conference

F22 - Challenges in the Assessment and Diagnosis of Dyslexia

Nov 8, 2019 2:15pm ‐ Nov 8, 2019 3:45pm

Credits: None available.

Standard: $20.00


The purpose of this session is to discuss several challenges that are inherent in the assessment and diagnosis of dyslexia, including: the current identification procedures under IDEA 2004; the recognition of additional cognitive correlates beyond phonological awareness; the difficulty with early identification; the dilemmas of twice-exceptional students, as well as English Language Learners; and the existence of co-occurring disorders, such as ADHD and language impairment. Suggested solutions will be provided to address these challenges.

Nancy Mather has no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.



  • 0.15 - ASHA CEU
  • 1.50 - Clock Hours

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Amy Folds
9/16/20 2:09 pm

Great session.