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New Foundations of Literacy / 
Dyslexia
& Related Disorders Trainings

Dysgraphia and Dyspellia Demystified  OCT. 11  9am - 4pm  go.esc18.net/400248
We know much more about dysgraphia and its close cousin, “dyspellia” than ever before! Participants in this session will learn updated information concerning the topic of dysgraphia as well as take back research based, hands-on instructional strategies to help students will severe difficulty with handwriting, but that is not all! Participants will also unravel the mysteries of spelling difficulties and replace frustration with strategies and activities that will tame the “dyspellia” dragon.
$150 Prices Reduced to $50 for Css Districts, $40 for Tailor-made Districts, $30 for Tailor-made Gold Districts & $20 for Tailor-made Platinum Districts
 
NEW FOUNDATIONS # 1 Sounds All Around: Gamification for Listening and Phonological Awareness OCT. 30  9am - 4pm   go.esc18.net/400318
Strand #1 of the new ELAR TEKS reads as follows: Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, discussion, and thinking--oral language. Oral language development supports the sound system of the English language which is known as phonological awareness. Participants will learn fresh, new multisensory ideas to build listening, speaking, and phonological/phonemic awareness skills for emergent readers as well as struggling readers and writers of all ages. They will learn how these skills are reflected in the new TEKS and best practices for teaching them.
$150 Prices Reduced to $50 for Css Districts, $40 for Tailor-made Districts, $30 for Tailor-made Gold Districts & $20 for Tailor-made Platinum Districts
 
NEW FOUNDATIONS # 2 Solving the Phonics Puzzle - Reading, Spelling, Handwriting, Writing NOV. 7  9am - 4pm  go.esc18.net/400250
Strand #1 of the new ELAR TEKS reads as follows: Developing and sustaining foundational language skills: listening, speaking, discussion, and thinking--oral language. Oral language development supports the sound system of the English language which is known as phonological awareness. Participants will learn fresh, new multisensory ideas to build listening, speaking, and phonological/phonemic awareness skills for emergent readers as well as struggling readers and writers of all ages. They will learn how these skills are reflected in the new TEKS and best practices for teaching them.
$150 Prices Reduced to $50 for Css Districts, $40 for Tailor-made Districts, $30 for Tailor-made Gold Districts & $20 for Tailor-made Platinum Districts

 

Reading by Design  NOV. 18 - 22  9am - 4pm go.esc18.net/400114  

This is a new 5 day state approved dyslexia intervention program designed by Region 4.  Learn the fundamentals of dyslexia intervention through a review of Texas dyslexia laws and current research, as well as best practices in dyslexia instruction. Delve into evidence-based components of instruction and explore continuums for developing reading ability in students with dyslexia. Learn how to deliver daily intervention utilizing Reading by Design, a systematic, explicit, and intensive reading program. Participants will receive the entire Reading by Design program with supplemental resources necessary for small group instruction.  Must attend all 5 days to receive credit and materials.  
$750 Prices Reduced to $250 for Css Districts, $200 for Tailor-made Districts, $150 for Tailor-made Gold Districts & $100 for Tailor-made Platinum Districts


Reading by Design - Bridge Training DEC. 2 - 3  9am - 4pm go.esc18.net/400136
This 2-Day training is to bridge the current use of DIP to the newly evidence-based Reading By Design.  Participants will review best practices in dyslexia intervention as learned in the Dyslexia Intervention Program training and bridge this knowledge to the Reading by Design program. Participants will also explore the new material in Reading by Design and take a deeper dive into enhanced program components.  This is exclusively for participants that have been previously trained in the Region 4 Dyslexia Intervention Program.  

$295 Prices Reduced to $95 for Css Districts, $75 for Tailor-made Districts, $55 for Tailor-made Gold Districts & $35 for Tailor-made Platinum Districts