Administrators, educators, special educators, school counselors, reading specialists, academic therapists, psychological examiners, psychologists, occupational therapists, speech-language pathologists, and parents with individuals with learning disabilities are invited to attend the annual Learning Disabilities Association of Arkansas conference. Designed to help parents, teachers, and other professionals learn how to apply the science of reading to engage all students to be effective readers and writers using a multisensory structured literacy approach.
This workshop will begin with an overview of theoretical models of reading research and their impact on reading instruction.
Speaker, Victoria Sargent, will discuss phonological and phonemic awareness development models and stages of reading development.
Participants will learn to apply the science of reading in all areas of instruction with phonemic awareness, encoding and decoding, and irregular words strategies.
Victoria will provide strategies to teach the structure of the English language, building background knowledge and teaching vocabulary.
Participants will learn hands-on application, modeling and practice to engage all students to be effective readers and writers using a multisensory structured literacy approach.