Dyslexia 101: Breaking Down the "D" Word 

Course: #9025Level: Introductory1.5 Hour 586 Reviews
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This is Part 1 of a two-part series. This course will focus on identifying the core components of dyslexia. Participants will engage in activities that simulate what a student with dyslexia might experience in the classroom. Discussion will focus on common myths, early identification and risk factors, development of reading skills, ​and an overview of the roles and responsibilities of the SLP.

Note: This presentation has a short embedded video with poor sound quality. Participants may need to increase computer/device volume to hear it. The presenter also provides verbal explanation, and the video itself does not contain information that is critical to the course or exam.

Course created on October 15, 2019

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Course Type: Video

CEUs/Hours Offered: ASHA/0.15 Introductory, Professional; IACET/0.2; IBCCES/1.5; Kansas LTS-S1370/1.5; SAC/1.5

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify the core features and profile of a child with dyslexia.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to identify 3 areas of difficulties students with dyslexia may experience, apart from word recognition difficulties.
  • checkmarkAfter this course, participants will be able to ​describe the roles of speech-language pathologists in identification and intervention of dyslexia.

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Simulation
10-15 Minutes Myths
15-20 Minutes Definition of dyslexia
20-25 Minutes Early warning signs
25-30 Minutes Simple view of reading
30-40 Minutes Simulation
40-45 Minutes Word recognition difficulties
45-50 Minutes Brain and genetics
50-60 Minutes Comorbidities
60-70 Minutes Simulation
70-85 Minutes SLP's role
85-90 Minutes Summary, Q&A

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Presenter Disclosure: Financial: Heather Caska was paid an honorarium by SpeechPathology.com for this presentation. She is employed as a clinical director for a pediatric therapy/dyslexia center. Nonfinancial: Heather is on the Board of Directors for the Arizona Branch of the International Dyslexia Association and is the Professional Development Chair for the Arizona Speech-Language Hearing Association.

Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

American Speech-Language-Hearing Assn.

This course is offered for 0.15 ASHA CEUs (Introductory level, Professional Area)


International Association for Continuing Education and Training

International Association for Continuing Education and Training

continued, LLC, DBA AudiologyOnline, is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). continued complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard, which is recognized internationally as a standard of excellence in instructional practices. As a result of this accreditation, continued is authorized to issue the IACET CEU. continued, LLC, is authorized by IACET to offer 0.2 CEUs for this program.


International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards

The continued family of websites, including SpeechPathology.com, is a Certified Training Partner of IBCCES. This course is offered for a maximum of 1.5 CE hours for the autism certifications issued by IBCCES.


Kansas Dept for Aging and Disability Services

Approved for 1.5 continuing education clock hour(s) for Kansas licensed Speech Pathologists by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services. Long-Term Sponsorship number: LTS-S1370.

California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board: SpeechPathology.com is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board as a Continuing Professional Development Provider, approval number PDP 268. This course may meet the requirements for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit for SLPs as required by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board. The responsibility for determining whether or not this specific course counts toward an individual's requirements for license renewal is up to the individual. Please refer to the CA state board rules regarding allowable topics and self-study limits: http://www.speechandhearing.ca.gov/licensees/ce_req.shtml. Live webinars on SpeechPathology.com do not count as self-study courses toward California professional development requirements.


Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Speech-Language and Audiology Canada

Clinically certified members of Speech-Language and Audiology Canada (SAC) can accumulate continuing education equivalents (CEEs) for their participation with SpeechPathology.com. One hour of coursework equals 1 CEE. All SAC members are encouraged to participate in on-going education.