TEXAS DYSLEXIA ACADEMY 1
Texas Dyslexia Academy 1: Dyslexia Foundations is the first of seven training opportunities developed to assist school districts and charter schools regarding dyslexia and related disorders. In this course, participants will learn how students acquire reading skills, why some students struggle in reading, what dyslexia is, and how to know whether dyslexia is the cause of a student’s reading difficulties. The objectives for this course are:
• Explore the elements of reading
• Define dyslexia, its characteristics, and related disorders
• Explore the common risk factors for dyslexia
• Understand associated academic difficulties and other conditions
Approved for ALTA Credit
TTESS 1.3 Knowledge of Students
TTESS 2.2 Content Knowledge and Expertise
TTESS 2.4 Differentiation
In Region Districts (FREE)
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