This course is Part 3 of a 3-part series on pediatric reading and literacy. After beginning with a brief overview of how to identify a reading difficulty (including dyslexia), this course will focus on specific methods for assisting struggling readers. Strategies, classroom accommodations and technology resources will be discussed. (Part 1: Course 7833; Part 2: Course 7881)
Course created on January 17, 2017
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the signs of a reading difficulty.
- After this course, participants will be able to define dyslexia.
- After this course, participants will be able to name at least three assistive technology resources that can be used to assist children who have reading difficulties.
|5-15 Minutes||The reading process: milestones, importance of early literacy, 5 pillars of reading|
|15-25 Minutes||Reading difficulties: Signs, contributors, assessment and strategies|
|25-40 Minutes||Dyslexia: Myths, definition, strategies and accommodations|
|40-85 Minutes||Specific technology resources|
|85-90 Minutes||Summary, Q&A|
Jane Ursic, M.Ed.
Jane Ursic, M.Ed., was a classroom teacher for five years prior to joining the team in the Reading and Literacy Discovery Center (RLDC) at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center. She graduated summa cum laude from Miami University of Ohio with a bachelor's degree in middle childhood education. While teaching, she earned her Master of Education in reading at Xavier University. She is a certified Reading Specialist for grades K-12. As a clinician with RLDC, Jane administers evaluations to children with reading difficulties and provides reading strategies to help them achieve academic and lifelong success with reading.
Sponsor Disclosure: This course is presented in partnership with Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.
Content Disclosure: This learning event does not focus exclusively on any specific product or service.
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