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Virtual: Special Education Evaluations for Specific Learning Disabilities: Best Practices for Evaluating Dyslexia

ESC-20 provides resources, training and technical assistance for evaluators. Quarterly contact group meetings for LSSP’s and Educational Diagnosticians are also provided.

Important Session Information:

This professional development session is designed to provide school psychologists, diagnosticians, dyslexia evaluators, providers of dyslexia services, and other school personnel with the knowledge and skills needed to effectively evaluate students suspected of having a Specific Learning Disability (SLD) in the areas of reading with a focus on Dyslexia. Participants will gain an understanding of the legal requirements and guidelines specific to Texas for identifying and serving students with a SLD in dyslexia.

Through a combination of presentations, case studies, and interactive activities, participants will learn about the characteristics of dyslexia, evidence-based assessment practices, and the role of the evaluation team in the special education eligibility process. The session will also cover the use of appropriate assessment tools and techniques, including the use of the Dyslexia Handbook published by the Texas Education Agency (TEA), Texas House Bill 3928, and the Guidance of the Comprehensive Evaluation of Specific Learning Disabilities.

Participants will leave the session with practical strategies and resources to improve the accuracy and effectiveness of special education evaluations for a SLD in the areas of reading with a focus on dyslexia, ensuring that students receive the support they need to succeed academically.

**This session is offered in-person and virtually. 

For the in-person session, please follow this link 102054
Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, September 11, 2024

Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Kristi Jordan
Kristi Jordan
Date Time Location
9/11/2024 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Education Service Center Region 20 - Virtual 19
1314 Hines, San Antonio, 78208

1314 Hines San Antonio, TX 78208 | Phone: 210-370-5200 | Map

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