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ONLINE MODULE: SLD/Dyslexia: Case Study Review of a Connecticut Student with SLD/Dyslexia

November 7, 2018 @ 12:00 am - June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 am CST

Case Study Review of a Connecticut Student with SLD/Dyslexia

*This is an online Course

Audience:  K-Grade 12:  General and Special Education Teachers, Reading Specialists, Literacy Coaches, Student Support Services Professionals, Directors/Supervisors of Special Education, and Principals


     In this two-hour online learning module, Dr. Louise Spear-Swerling describes the educational profile of a Connecticut public school student identified with SLD/Dyslexia. She reviews family and educator concerns, assessment data, and team decision making, following the student’s trajectory of learning to read in the early elementary grades through high school transition. Participants completing this professional learning opportunity will be able to: summarize the evolution of an individual student’s educational experience from a reading difficulty to a specific learning disability (SLD) to SLD/Dyslexia based on academic data, team decision making, and implementation of Connecticut’s Guidelines for Identifying Children with Learning Disabilities (2010); and describe the components of this student’s specialized education and the impact of her individualized program on closing her reading achievement gap.


For registration and content questions, please contact Bianca Irizarry SERC, (860) 632-1485, ext. 216 or irizarry@ctserc.org.