2018 Reading, Literacy & Learning Virtual Conference

F32 - Understanding Dyslexia and the Psychological Report

Oct 26, 2018 4:30pm ‐ Oct 26, 2018 5:30pm


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

Learning Objectives:

  • 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).


  • Ann Edwards, Fellow/AOGPE, CEO, Literacy for Life, Inc.
  • Pledgor M. Fedora, Ph.D.,F/AOGPE, Professor/Director, Rose Institute for Learning and Literacy Manhattanville College

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