Decoding Dyslexia Under IDEA

  • ESC Region 13
  • 6 CPE Credits
  • $100

What You'll Learn

  • Role of the Dyslexia Multidisciplinary Team - Understand your responsibilities and how to effectively participate in the referral and evaluation process for dyslexia under IDEA.
  • Screening for Dyslexia - Learn about the key elements and procedures for screening students for dyslexia as outlined in the 2024 Dyslexia Handbook.
  • Referral and Evaluation Process - Gain insights into the steps and best practices for referring and evaluating students when dyslexia is suspected as a disability under IDEA.
  • ARD Committee Participation - Discover how to be an active, involved member of the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committee, contributing effectively to discussions and decisions.
  • Understanding Dyslexia - Explore the definition and characteristics of dyslexia, including the cognitive processes associated with this condition.
  • Student Profile in FIIE - Learn what a student profile of dyslexia might look like in a Full Individual Initial Evaluation (FIIE), helping to identify and address students' needs accurately.
  • Evidence-Based Instruction - Discuss how to determine the unique needs of students receiving evidence-based dyslexia instruction and how to tailor support while maintaining program fidelity.
  • Individualizing Support - Learn strategies for individualizing dyslexia instruction to support student success, ensuring each student's unique needs are met effectively.