Expert Webinar and Panelist Discussion – Dyslexia: The Neuroscience of Early Identification & Intervention by Fumiko Hoeft and Margie Gillis

2021-03-09T14:14:33-05:00Tags: , , , , |

In recent years, findings from scientific research in education, psychology, genetics, and the neurosciences have increased our understanding of dyslexia and the importance of early identification and instruction for young children. In this webinar, Dr. Hoeft will discuss the different components of science and neuroscience informing the development of early screeners that assess school readiness

Accomodations and Your Child MDPS ESE, Florida Inclusion Network and the Parent Education Network

2021-03-12T11:12:19-05:00Tags: , , |

Accommodations & Your Child (2) The session is a partnership between the M-DCPS Department of ESE, the Florida Inclusion Network, & the Parent Education Network. The session will address: What are accommodations? How can accommodations support your child’s learning? How to support your child’s school team in selecting appropriate accommodations.

Dyslexia – 23rd Annual Montag Lecture: Unpacking the Science of Reading So All Kids Can Learn

2021-03-09T13:56:06-05:00Tags: , , |

This year’s Montag Lecture features Emily Hanford, award-winning investigative reporter who’s been working in public media for more than 25 years. Currently, senior education correspondent for APM Reports, the documentary and investigative group at American Public Media, Emily’s focus is on equity, the way we teach reading today, and literacy – arguing that there can

Fireside Chat with Dr. Sally Shaywitz co-director of the Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

2020-10-07T12:41:26-04:00Tags: , , , , |

  Watch a powerful new video featuring YCDC Co-Director Dr. Sally Shaywitz as she delves into her award-winning book OVERCOMING DYSLEXIA (2nd Edition) and answers questions for parents & educators as they head back-to-school during uncertain times. Hosted by KPJR films, tens of thousands of people have already watched this “fireside chat” and the reviews

The Importance of Childhood Developmental Detection

2020-10-01T15:09:59-04:00Tags: , , , , |

This workshop will cover the significance of early childhood developmental detection, the importance of meeting developmental milestones, and the understanding of the screening process. Register in advance for this meeting: jcsfl.org/virtualworkshpseries-8 Meeting ID and Password provided via email upon registration.   October 21, 2020 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm Contact: Hortensia Lozano 305.740.8998 Ext 612 hlozano@jcsfl.org

Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD, CHADD

2020-10-05T12:56:26-04:00Tags: , , , , |

Parent to Parent: Family Training on ADHD provides parents with a comprehensive understanding of ADHD as well as strategies to improve life at home and school. Designed by parents for parents, this training provides information from the parent’s perspective. Throughout this two day online course, you will learn what ADHD is, its probable causes, the

Dyslexia Awareness Month – Toolkit for Parents, Educators and Students

2020-10-07T12:51:23-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

You can help those with dyslexia get the support they need to reach their full potential. Simple actions can raise awareness and lead to policy changes, such as helping more people understand what dyslexia is and using the word dyslexia rather than lumping it together with broad learning disabilities. The items in this toolkit will

Special Education For Your Child During The Pandemic Check in With Three Special Education Attorneys

2020-10-08T14:45:11-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

ChildNEXUS Live - SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR YOUR CHILD DURING THE PANDEMIC: A MID-SEMESTER CHECK IN Description Is your child not learning well during “distance learning?” You’re not alone. A panel of three special education attorneys will discuss the latest updates on federal and state special education law during the pandemic. This esteemed panel will answer

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