<ul><li>Presented by: </li></ul><ul><li>Darla and Kaila Hatton </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>The Fam...
Who Are We?  <ul><li>Family History </li></ul><ul><li>Early Reading Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Info Overload </li></ul><...
 
<ul><li>What does that mean </li></ul><ul><li>What it doesn’t mean </li></ul><ul><li>Out of Box (Envelopes*) </li></ul><ul...
 
<ul><li>Approriate Instruction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interventions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remediation </li></ul></ul><...
<ul><li>shame </li></ul>
<ul><li>Problem </li></ul>
Reading Components <ul><li>Phonemic Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Phonics </li></ul><ul><li>Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabu...
“ Dyslexia is a weakness in a sea of strengths.” Sally Shaywitz, M.D “ The strengths are as important to find and address ...
<ul><li>Ride horses  </li></ul><ul><li>Hanging out with friends </li></ul><ul><li>Dog Training </li></ul>stuff I like to do
Good News Ninety percent (90%) of children with reading difficulties will achieve grade level in reading if they receive h...
Sobering News If help is given in fourth grade, rather than in late kindergarten, it takes four times as long to improve t...
The Potential
Pre-K Screening Resource <ul><li>Get Ready to Read </li></ul><ul><li>www.getreadytoread.org </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms Lis...
Adult Screening Resources <ul><li>Washington State Screening Tool (Learning Needs Screening) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul...
Web Sites <ul><li>Bright Solutions for Dyslexia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.brightsolutions.us </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Schwab...
Additional Web Sites <ul><li>Misunderstood Minds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds </li></ul></ul>...
Additional Web Sites <ul><li>National Center for Learning Disabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ncld.org </li></ul></ul><...
Recommended Must Reads
What Worked <ul><li>Multisensory (OG and LIPS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three senses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systematic </...
What Worked For Us <ul><li>Closed Caption TV </li></ul><ul><li>Help Child Realize/Develop Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Deve...
Florida AT Resources <ul><li>Assistive Technology Industry Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.atia.org </li></ul></ul><...
Additional Resouces <ul><li>Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.rfbd.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>B...
Spell Checkers <ul><li>Ginger* </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.gingersoftware.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ghotit* </li></ul><ul><...
Sofware Demos Kurzweil  http://www.kurzweiledu.com/k3000demo/k3000demo20.html Dragon  http://www.nuance.com/talk G oBinder...
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  1. 1. <ul><li>Presented by: </li></ul><ul><li>Darla and Kaila Hatton </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>The Family Café </li></ul><ul><li>11 th Annual Conference </li></ul><ul><li>June 5, 2009 </li></ul>Dyslexia How to make the most of what you’ve got… … to be the Best That You Can Be!
  2. 2. Who Are We? <ul><li>Family History </li></ul><ul><li>Early Reading Strategies </li></ul><ul><li>Info Overload </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Needle Haystack </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shorten Learning Curve </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>What does that mean </li></ul><ul><li>What it doesn’t mean </li></ul><ul><li>Out of Box (Envelopes*) </li></ul><ul><li>*most quotes from www.powerofdyslexia.com </li></ul>Dyslexia
  4. 6. <ul><li>Approriate Instruction </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Interventions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Remediation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accommodations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assistive Technology </li></ul></ul>
  5. 7. <ul><li>shame </li></ul>
  6. 8. <ul><li>Problem </li></ul>
  7. 9. Reading Components <ul><li>Phonemic Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Phonics </li></ul><ul><li>Fluency </li></ul><ul><li>Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension </li></ul>
  8. 10. “ Dyslexia is a weakness in a sea of strengths.” Sally Shaywitz, M.D “ The strengths are as important to find and address as the deficits….All too often we focus on the deficit and not the asset, and we really need to focus on that as well.“ E. Emmerson Dickman, J.D., Former President of IDA
  9. 11. <ul><li>Ride horses </li></ul><ul><li>Hanging out with friends </li></ul><ul><li>Dog Training </li></ul>stuff I like to do
  10. 12. Good News Ninety percent (90%) of children with reading difficulties will achieve grade level in reading if they receive help by the first grade.” www.schwablearning.org/articles.aspx?r=349 “ Is it a Reading Disorder or Developmental Delay”, by Susan Hall
  11. 13. Sobering News If help is given in fourth grade, rather than in late kindergarten, it takes four times as long to improve the same skills by the same amount. www.schwablearning.org/articles.aspx?r=349 “ Is it a Reading Disorder or Developmental Delay”, by Susan Hall
  12. 14. The Potential
  13. 15. Pre-K Screening Resource <ul><li>Get Ready to Read </li></ul><ul><li>www.getreadytoread.org </li></ul><ul><li>Symptoms Listing for Children & Adults </li></ul><ul><li>Bright Solutions for Dyslexia </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dys-add.com/symptoms.html </li></ul>
  14. 16. Adult Screening Resources <ul><li>Washington State Screening Tool (Learning Needs Screening) </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.ncwd-youth.info/assets/guides/assessment/sample_forms/learning_needs_screening_tool_word.doc </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.onestops.info/pdf/LearningNeedsTool.pdf </li></ul><ul><li>Empire State Screening Tool </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.ldaofwny.org/ess_screening.htm </li></ul>
  15. 17. Web Sites <ul><li>Bright Solutions for Dyslexia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.brightsolutions.us </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SchwabLearning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.schwablearning.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LD Online </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ldonline.org </li></ul></ul>
  16. 18. Additional Web Sites <ul><li>Misunderstood Minds </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.pbs.org/wgbh/misunderstoodminds </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International Dyslexia Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.interdys.org </li></ul></ul>
  17. 19. Additional Web Sites <ul><li>National Center for Learning Disabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ncld.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>RTI Action Network </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.rtinetwork.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Great Schools </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.greatschools.net </li></ul></ul>
  18. 20. Recommended Must Reads
  19. 21. What Worked <ul><li>Multisensory (OG and LIPS) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Three senses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systematic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct / Explicit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diagnostic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Synthetic </li></ul></ul>
  20. 22. What Worked For Us <ul><li>Closed Caption TV </li></ul><ul><li>Help Child Realize/Develop Strengths </li></ul><ul><li>Develop an Action Plan </li></ul><ul><li>Teach Self Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Technology / Accommodations </li></ul>
  21. 23. Florida AT Resources <ul><li>Assistive Technology Industry Association </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.atia.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FETC </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.fetc.org </li></ul></ul>
  22. 24. Additional Resouces <ul><li>Reading for the Blind and Dyslexic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.rfbd.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bookshare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.bookshare.org </li></ul></ul><ul><li>FCRR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.fcrr.org </li></ul></ul>
  23. 25. Spell Checkers <ul><li>Ginger* </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.gingersoftware.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ghotit* </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.ghotit.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*requires internet connection to run </li></ul></ul>
  24. 26. Sofware Demos Kurzweil http://www.kurzweiledu.com/k3000demo/k3000demo20.html Dragon http://www.nuance.com/talk G oBinder www.gobinder.com/NoteTakingTutorial.aspx O neNote http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/onenote/HA101686341033.aspx
  25. 27. Thanks for coming!

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