2017 REGION ONE AUTISM CONFERENCE - Drawing a Blank: Improving Comprehension for Readers on the Autism Spectrum
This workshop will focus on readers with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) who decode well, but do not understand what they read. The material can be applied to readers across the spectrum, and may also help struggling readers who do not have ASD. Participants will understand how the features of ASD affect comprehension, identify more than 30 skills to teach explicitly, and learn evidence-based and promising comprehension strategies to help readers who struggle to understand what they read. The presenter for this workshop will be Emily Iland, the award-winning author of the book "Drawing a Blank: Improving Comprehension for Readers on the Autism Spectrum.
General Ed and Special Ed Teachers, Reading Specialists, Administrators, and Parents of children with autism spectrum disorders.
Workshop Fee will be charged to those who fail to show for a workshop.
To avoid the charge, Staff Development contacts for this workshop must be notified in writing at least 3 business days prior to workshop date.
Cancellation must include name, workshop # and email address.