Brain Based Strategies and Interventions to Help Children with Reading and Written Language Disorders

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Presented by Steven G. Feifer, D.Ed., ABSNP

The Virtual Canadian School-Focused Mental Health Conference | Airing November 18, 2020

$135.00

3 Hours  |  Pending CEU Approval

Description

This workshop will examine reading and written language disorders from a brain-based educational perspective, and classify both dyslexia and dysgraphia into distinct subtypes.  There will be a detailed discussion linking each learning disorder’s subtype with scores of evidence-based interventions.  Four universal truths when teaching reading will be shared, in addition to five essential steps for effective written language instruction.   The role of phonological processing, orthographic processing, working memory, language and motor skill development, and executive functioning will be discussed as being crucial for effective literacy skills to emerge.  Lastly, the Feifer Assessment of Reading and Writing battery will be introduced as a more effective means to both identify and remediate language-based learning disabilities in children.


Virtual Conference Format

  • 6 Internationally Renown Experts
  • 12, 3 Hour online courses
  • 3 CEU’s Per Course
  • Mix & Match to Create a Customized Virtual Conference Experience

Pricing

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Attend 4, 3 Hour Courses and Save $91.00

Attend 6, 3 Hour Courses and Save $171.00

Fees are per person, seat sharing is not allowed. Please respect this policy, failure to comply will result in termination of access without a refund. Groups do not need to attend the same courses to qualify for the group rate, each group member must attend a minimum of 6 courses. For group rates please contact webinars@jackhirose.com


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  • Defining Developmental Dyslexia
  • Four Universal Truths of Reading
  • 4 Main Subtypes of Reading Disorders
  • Interventions for Reading Disorders
  • Assessment of Reading and Introduction to the FAR
  • Cognitive Constructs Involved with Written Language:
  • 3 Main Subtypes of Written Language Disorders
  • Interventions for Written Language Disorders
  • Assessment of Written Language and Introduction to the FAW
  1. Examine current literacy rates in Canada and trends in reading achievement.
  2. Differentiate “developmental dyslexia” from other learning disorders, and discuss how schools can best screen for early reading pitfalls in children.
  3. Discuss four universal truths with respect to teaching reading based upon brain-behavioural principles.
  4. Introduce a brain-based educational model of reading and written language disorders by classifying each disability into basic subtypes, with specific remediation strategies linked to each subtype.
  5. Introduce the Feifer Assessment of Reading and Writing as a more viable means to both diagnose and remediate subtypes of learning disorders using a process oriented approach to assessment.
  6. Discuss five essential steps for effective written language instruction.
  7. Discuss five essential steps for effective written language instruction, and learn intervention strategies for written language disorder subtypes

Education and Clinical Professionals: All education and mental health or healthcare professionals who work with children or youth including, but not limited to K–12 Classroom Teachers, School Counsellors, Learning Assistance/Resource Teachers, School Administrators, School Paraprofessionals including Special Education Assistants, Classroom Assistants and Childcare Workers • All other professionals who support behavioural challenges and complex learning needs including but not limited to: Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Addiction Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Probation Officers and Community Police Officers.

Steven G. Feifer, D. Ed., NCSP, ABSNP  is an internationally renowned speaker and author in the field of learning disabilities, and has authored eight books on learning and emotional disorders in children.  He has more than 20 years of experience as a school psychologist, and is dually certified in school neuropsychology.  Dr. Feifer was voted the Maryland School Psychologist of the Year in 2008, and awarded the 2009 National School Psychologist of the Year.  He was the recipient of the 2018 Outstanding Contribution to the Education and Training of Psychologists award by the Maryland Psychological Association.   Dr. Feifer serves as a consultant to a variety of school districts, and is a popular presenter at state and national conferences.  He has authored three tests on diagnosing learning disabilities in children, all of which are published by PAR.

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual Enrollment
1 Course Enrollment $135.00N/A
2 Course Enrollment$249.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$449.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$649.00N/A
Full-Time Student Rates
2 Course Enrollment$199.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$359.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$519.00N/A
Group 3 - 7 Rates
2 Course Enrollment$229.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$429.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$629.00N/A
Group 8 - 14 Rates
2 Course Enrollment$209.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$409.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$609.00N/A
Group 15+ Rates
2 Course Enrollment$189.00N/A
4 Course Enrollment$389.00N/A
6 Course Enrollment$589.00N/A

All fees are in Canadian dollars ($CAD).

For group and/or student rates please view our Terms & Conditions and contact webinars@jackhirose.com for more information and registration.

  • Canadian Psychological Association
    The Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NLASW) accept CPA-approved continuing education credits