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Dr. Caroline Ramsey Musselwhite

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Emergent to Early Conventional Literacy for Students with Autism & Related Disabilities: Reading & Writing - Apps Included!

WHAT:  Two-day workshop.  Day 1 will focus on reading and Day 2 will focus on writing.

For students with autism and related disorders, reading instruction must include both word study and a strong focus on reading comprehension.   Day 1 will cover:  assessment ideas and specific strategies to support for all components of balanced literacy including:
• Shared Reading, helping students build language and enjoy reading;
• Guided Reading, using the Anchor / Read / Apply approach;
• Self-Selected Reading, helping students find and access age-respectful, engaging materials;
• Word Study, from phonological awareness to interactive phonics;

The day will include tips for getting EVERYONE onboard and excited about pushing for quality, research-based literacy instruction. For each area, you will see several apps and how to use those apps interactively.

 WHERE:  Nova Southeastern University
NSU Health Professions Division
Morris Auditorium
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33314

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:  SLPs, OTs, PTs, Educators, and Family Members


HOW TO REGISTER:  Download the flyer (link below) and follow the directions!