IDA’s Annual International Conference, DyslexiaCon19, is the premier professional development conference dedicated to dyslexia. The conference brings in experts from all over the world to explore the latest in dyslexia research and remediation. More than 2,500 teachers, educators, and administrators, reading specialists, researchers, university faculty, psychologists, physicians, tutors, and parents participate each year.
Join us in Paving the way for Structured Literacy™
This year’s conference agenda is packed with events that support educators in Paving the way for Structured Literacy™. Don’t miss master teacher and consultant, Julie Ross’s high-energy session on The Importance of Phonological Awareness Instruction for All Beginning & Struggling Readers, on Friday, November 8th at 3:30 PM. This hands-on session focuses on the direct link between reading success and critical phonological awareness instruction in all grade levels, K-12. You’ll learn mini lessons to help teach these critical skills and explore how phonological awareness, in conjunction with phonics instruction, can lead to reading success for all of your students!
Julie Ross is a certified Special Education teacher in the areas of Learning Disabilities, Behavioral Disorders, and Educable Mental Handicaps. She has over 25 years of private and public-school teaching experience with students at all levels, K-12. Julie is currently the Lead S.P.I.R.E. Consultant/Trainer working with teachers in districts across the U.S. as they learn and implement the S.P.I.R.E. Reading Program.
Visit School Specialty Booth #507 featuring EPS and S.P.I.R.E. ®
Stop by the School Specialty booth #507 to speak with the consultants and to learn more about S.P.I.R.E., the research-proven reading intervention program for your lowest performing students. You’ll also discover a complete assortment of supplemental programs that address the needs of all learners —from struggling readers to on-level students—and offer solutions for all areas of literacy including reading intervention, vocabulary, phonics and word study, reading comprehension, grammar, and targeted reading skills and strategies in context.
The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) is creating a future for all individuals who struggle with dyslexia and other related reading differences to have richer, more robust lives by providing access to the tools and resources they need until everyone can read. For 70 years, IDA has been the authoritative voice of current and reliable research and information to educate families and professionals about dyslexia and to inform the practice and policy changes needed to deliver effective instruction to all students. IDA’s global network of home office, 43 branches in the United States and Canada, and 26 Global Partners provide educator training, publications information, and support to struggling readers around the world. IDA’s annual conference attracts thousands of researchers, clinicians, parents, teachers, psychologists, educational therapists, and people with dyslexia.
Visit School Specialty & EPS Online
Not going to make it to the IDA conference in Portland? Attend one of our S.P.I.R.E. professional development events, or visit our website and explore the literacy and intervention products from School Specialty and EPS. You can also reach out to one of your local Instruction & Intervention consultant for additional information.
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