Jan 12, 2019 | 9:30 AM | Saturday

Sat Jan 12, 9:30 AM - Sat Jan 12, 9:00 PM

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Statewide Dyslexia Summit Free Community Event Save The Date Saturday January 12th LBJ Auditorium at UT Austin Campus For anyone interested in Dyslexia in Texas! Current Schedule  *Open to Minor Adjustments  10:30 am Welcome and Opening -Did you know Texas has

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Statewide Dyslexia Summit Free Community Event


Save The Date Saturday January 12th LBJ Auditorium at UT Austin Campus


For anyone interested in Dyslexia in Texas!



Current Schedule  *Open to Minor Adjustments 

10:30 am Welcome and Opening -Did you know Texas has a Dyslexia Law?

10:30 - 10:40 What does a typical Dyslexic student look like? (there is NO typical dyslexic student) 3 short Parent or Teacher / Child testimonials  -   

10:40 - 11:15 (35min) Diagnosing Dyslexia - Interpreting Screening and Testing
Pearson Clinical Division overview of their suite of tests and screeners - how to diagnose and evaluate for dyslexia effectively. Briefly address what is dyslexia and screening in K-2nd implications

11:15 - 11:30 (15min) Elements of a good Dyslexia Program - An overview of Good Private  and  Good Public Model - Is Your School Ready to Teach a Dyslexic Student? - (handout - Questions to ask your Campus)

11:30 - 11:45pm (15min) - Evidence vs Research Based and Why Fidelity Matters! 
Call to Action - Teacher prep programs!


11:45am - 1:30pm (1hr 45min) - Break Down of Texas Dyslexia Handbook (LBJ Auditorium) - Lead by Attorneys - Sonja Kerr - Doreen Philpot

What’s New - What’s Necessary 
How Child Find, 504, IDEA work with State Laws
Myth Busting 
Do you have enough of the right info to make informed decisions? 
Understanding the best options for your student. 


1:30pm - 2:15 (45 min) - How to Document To Ensure Needs Are Met - Writing IEP Goals and 504 Plans - Dr Kelli Sandman Hurley - Dyslexia Training Institute 

2:15 - 2:45PM (30 min)  We are in this together! How Parents working to Support Success at their Campus and School District - Bradly Clark - Middle School Principal / Daphne Corder - Parent / Stephen Yearout - Parent Garland ISD / Melissa Guerra (seated Panel) 

2:45 - 3:30  (45 min with q and a) - Students and Technology
5 min intro by Student why they use Tech 
10 minute - How to get Tech at School - Requesting AT Evaluations - Carrie E 
20 minute  - Student TECH overview Demo Microsoft, Bookshare, Learning Ally, Apps
10 minute Student q and a

3:30 - 5pm (83 min) -  Film Dislecksia The Movie by Harvey Hubble V 
5pm - 5:15 - Panel discussion Q and A


5 - 6:30pm Extended Conversatio

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