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2017 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

F20 - Testing for Teaching Basic Facts About the Dyslexia Assessment

Nov 10, 2017 10:00am ‐ Nov 10, 2017 12:00pm

Standard: $20.00


During this presentation, the speakers describe the components of the evaluation of an individual with dyslexia based on its definition and criteria for identification. The presenters offer information regarding standardized assessment measures to assess dyslexia and how to use this information to provide remediation and accommodations. The participants learn strategies about gathering information from and providing feedback to caregivers and other professionals.

Learning Outcomes:

  • ACCOMMODATIONS: Identify the critical elements in a disability document that will support the accommodation requests for students with learning disabilities.
  • ADD/ADHD: Identify characteristics of students with ADHD and/or potential interventions as it pertains to those with language learning disabilities.
  • ADD/ADHD: Management of the ADHD student and the LD student in the classroom.
  • ASSESSMENT: Examine issues related to the assessment of dyslexia and how assessment results can inform the selection of academic interventions.
  • ASSESSMENT: Examine language/learning assessment process and practices for students with learning disabilities/dyslexia.

Disclosure: Eric Tridas and Susan C. Lowell have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


  • Susan C. Lowell, M.A., BCET, Director, Reading and Literacy Clinic; Adjunct Faculty, Bay State University
  • Eric Q. Tridas, M.D., Director, The Tridas Center for Child Development

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