Success for Students with Dyslexia

Presented by: Leonie Hehir

Teacher PD Event Information: 6 Teacher PD Hours       

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Knowledge about the mechanisms behind reading difficulties is increasing with new technologies but in our classrooms there remains those 11% of students who present every year with lack of progress in reading and writing development. Standard interventions often don’t assist all of these children.

The key to assisting students with DYSLEXIA is to know what the barriers are for these particular children and what their learning strengths are.

This seminar will explain how the brain works for dyslexic students resulting in strengths and weaknesses, strategies and technologies which can assist them as well as necessary accommodations and curriculum modification to ensure they are not discriminated against.

Event Details:

  14th November, 2017
  9.30am - 3.30pm (Reg. from 8.30am)

Jasper Hotel
489 Elizabeth St, Melbourne

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  Target Audience - Primary and Secondary Teachers and Education Support Staff.
  $306.90 GST Incl.

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About the Presenter

Leonie Hehir is a Psychologist with over 12 years’ experience in schools working with children with learning difficulties. She has been at the forefront of research into the diagnosis and remediation of these challenges which impact on children from all levels of intelligence. She is passionate about introducing new teaching styles and techniques which take advantage of visual and sensory learning strategies. She has also written a book on a visually based spelling technique.

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