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2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

T28 - Second and Foreign Language Learning Challenges for Dyslexic Learners: A Multilingual Approach

Oct 25, 2018 3:30pm ‐ Oct 25, 2018 4:30pm

Standard: $20.00


Participants learn research-evidenced, explicit, multisensory structured strategies to help foreign/second language learners with dyslexia succeed in learning another language. Included are vocabulary, reading, writing, speaking/pronunciation, and grammar teaching strategies. Participants engage in simulations for essential language domains. Field-tested experiences are provided for German, French, Spanish, and English as a second and/or foreign language.

Learning Objectives:

  • English Language Learner: Examine the relationship between acquisition of second language and instructional implication for students with language learning disabilities/dyslexia.
  • HANDWRITING/WRITTEN LANGUAGE: Identify effective practices and strategies for written language.
  • 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:  Andrea Kulmhofer-Bommer and Elke Schneider have no relevant financial or nonfinancial relationships to disclose.


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