DYSLEXIA AWARENESS WORKSHOP

The Apple Group's two, three, or five hour Dyslexia Awareness Workshop introduces schools, parents,  and co-ops to the key areas around dyslexia.

  • Causes of dyslexia
  • Warning signs and symptoms
  • Current brain research surrounding dyslexia
  • Common myths about dyslexia
  • Positive attributes of dyslexia
  • Famous dyslexics

 

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

Hands On

  • Our workshop is hands-on, inviting participants to experience dyslexia through visual, auditory, motoric and expressive/receptive simulation.

Takeaways

  • An overview of the research-based, evidence-based way to teach a dyslexic to read and spell, including an introduction to the Orton-Gillingham method.
  • Practical tips for teaching a dyslexic, homework helps, study skills and helpful classroom accommodations.

INSTRUCTORS

  • Mary-Margaret Scholtens           
  • Cherry Frierson
  • Kelly Fowler