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2017 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

S23 - Understanding Dyslexia and the Psychological Report

Nov 11, 2017 1:15pm ‐ Nov 11, 2017 2:15pm

Standard: $20.00


This presentation provides an overview of dyslexia, interpretation of formal test results, and components of effective multisensory reading instruction. Links between low scores and reading skills are provided along with educational implications and factors that may influence performance. Participants learn how to interpret test scores with a critical eye toward creating and/or understanding meaningful remediation.

Learning Outcomes:

  • ASSESSMENT: Examine issues related to the assessment of dyslexia and how assessment results can inform the selection of academic interventions.
  • MULTISENSORY STRUCTURED LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION: Assess multisensory language instruction and how it can effectively be taught in a classroom setting.
  • MULTISENSORY STRUCTURED LANGUAGE INSTRUCTION: Recognize the nature of dyslexia and related language learning disabilities and the role of multisensory structured language instruction (MSL).
  • TEACHING/INSTRUCTION/INTERVENTION: Identify effective practices and speech/language strategies for reading, written language, math and content area instruction.

Disclosure: Pledger M. Fedora and Ann Edwards have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


  • Ann Edwards, Fellow/AOGPE, CEO, Literacy for Life, Inc., Bumpybooks, Inc.
  • Pledger M. Fedora, Ph.D., F/AOGPE, Professor/Director, Manhattanville College

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11/20/19 5:56 pm

The Psychological portion of the report referred to a handout. I do not see this resource available for download. Is this available?