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SPDI vs. SDI: Specially Designing Dyslexia Instruction - Spring 2021(ZOOM)

ESC-20 provides training and technical assistance for professionals serving student with dyslexia. Students with dyslexia usually experience difficulties with other language skills such as spelling, writing, and pronouncing words.

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Important Session Information:

What is the difference between Standard Protocol Dyslexia Instruction (SPDI) and Specially Designed Instruction (SDI)?  How do you specially design instruction for students identified with dyslexia who are served by special education?  

This session will explore each of these questions, and participants will leave with practical ways to adapt dyslexia instruction to meet the unique needs of individual students who have dyslexia and are served by special education.  

Recommended Prerequisite:  This session is an advanced session.  Participants who have completed Dyslexia Identification Series Part 1 (Dyslexia 101) and are familiar with the dyslexia instructional program used at their campus/district will gain the most benefit from this session.  

Please bring a copy of the Dyslexia Handbook, 2018 Update to this training.

Suggested Audience:  Special education teachers, dyslexia interventionists, ARD facilitators


If you need ALTA hours, please click this link and log into your ALTA account to submit your request.  Per ALTA, “applications must be received 2 weeks prior to the event; CEU hours will only be approved in advance.

COVID-19 Adaptation:  Out of an abundance of caution, this session will be offered virtually. 

NOTE:  This session will take place in the form of a webinar.  Participants must have a desktop, laptop, or Chromebook in order to participate, along with adequate internet connection.  Active participation of various forms will be required during the session in order to obtain course credit. 

You will receive a confirmation email from Connect20. Be sure to check your spam or junk mail for the email which will contain your login instructions. If you do not receive a confirmation email, call Central Registration 210-370-5671 for assistance during business hours 8 am - 4:30 pm.

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(3) CPE - TEA Provider #015950
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Katy Kloberdanz
Katy Kloberdanz
Kim Lowe
Date Time Location
3/16/2021 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Other, Region 20 ESC District - Virtual 42
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