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    Special Education Evaluation Workshops 2018-19 

    ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS NOT LISTED ON SMORE FLYER
     
     

    Best Practices for Evaluation of Dyslexia and SLD in Reading presented by Dr. Anise Flowers

    WORKSHOP #98629

    DATE: January 29, 2019

    TIME: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm

    LOCATION: Region One ESC---Starr Room

    1900 W. Schunior Rd

    Edinburg, Tx 78541

    This workshop will address best practices in identifying dyslexia and reading disorders and how to link with targeted, research supported interventions. Historical reading research and its relevance to today’s practices for dyslexia and SLD will be discussed. A comprehensive model for dyslexia evaluation including screening, assessment, intervention, and monitoring will be reviewed along with examples of relevant tools.  Models for SLD identification will be explored, relating each model with SLD in reading.  Subtypes of reading disabilities will be identified with an emphasis on linking assessment with appropriate reading interventions.  Finally, practical issues will be discussed regarding the overlap and differentiation between services for dyslexia and SLD in the schools.

     
     
    ******Additional WEBINAR offerings******
     
    1. Practical Applications for the KABC-II/NU presented by Dr. Anise Flowers 

    WORKSHOP #100821

    DATE: October 30, 2018

    TIME: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    LOCATION: Your computer- this is a webinar. Registered individuals will receive a link the day before the webinar to access the training.

    This session with cover the background for the KABCII Normative Update published in March 2018. The KABCIINU is a test of exceptional cultural fairness for children from diverse backgrounds including bilingual examinees. The dual theoretical model, including CHC theory, and choosing an appropriate model will be reviewed. Applications of the test will be discussed including ID and LD evaluations. Using the KABCIINU in a PSW model will be illustrated through a case study.

     

    1. Utilizing the WISC-V and WISC-V Spanish presented by Dr. Anise Flowers

    WORKSHOP # 100829

    DATE: December 13, 2018

    TIME: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    LOCATION: Your computer- this is a webinar. Registered individuals will receive a link the day before the webinar to access the training.

    This session will provide an overview of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fifth Edition (WISC-V) and the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fifth Edition Spanish (WISC-V Spanish), for ages 6:0 to 16:11.  Participants will learn about the revision goals, new subtests and test content, the revised factor structure, and new ancillary scores.  Research on the WISC-V Spanish test development and equating studies to WISC-V will be presented.  Practical applications with CHC theory will also be reviewed.

    1. Introduction to the KTEA-3 presented by Dr. Anise Flowers

    WORKSHOP #TBD

    DATE: TBD

    TIME: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

    LOCATION: Your computer- this is a webinar. Registered individuals will receive a link the day before the webinar to access the training.

    This session will provide an introduction to the Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, Third Edition.  The KTEA-3 is an individually administered battery from ages 4 through 25 that gives you a flexible, thorough assessment of the key academic skills in reading, math, written language, and oral language. The third edition maintains the strengths including error analysis, alternate forms, easy administration, and engaging tasks.  This session will highlight third edition features including four additional subtests, revised Oral Expression, parent intervention suggestions, digital administration, and the LD subtyping tool available in the scoring software. 

     

      

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    Special Education Institute

    Date: June 10-12, 2018

    Location: South Padre Island Convention Centre

     

     Keynote Speakers

     

     

    Topics (subject to change)

    SLD, ADHD and Comorbid Disorders

    SLD and Dyslexia

    Legal Framework

    Understanding, Evaluating and Treating ASD

    Assistive Technology and Reading

    RtI for Behavior

    Transition Assessment

    Recommendations for Students who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing

    Assessing Students with Low Incidence Disabilities

     

     

    Intended Audience:

    •Educational Diagnosticians

    •Licensed Specialists in School Psychology (LSSPs)

    •School District Assessment Personnel

     

    ***FEE: $75.00

     includes Continental Breakfast, Coffee Break, Snacks, & Door Prizes