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Dyslexia, Dyscalculia & Dysgraphia
DVD Video
$199.99 USD
Now Available For Preorder
Product Details
Format:
DVD Video - 4+ hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
Author:
MARY ASPER, MS, CCC-SLP
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
6/9/2017 - Available Now for Pre-Order
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
RNV063275
Objectives
  1. Identify the common causes of Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Dyscalculia and when brain development occurs for necessary cognitive skills.
  2. Explain how many professions, such as education, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nutrition, psychology and others can use an integrated approach to improve Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and Dysgraphia.
  3. List the 4 underlying areas of brain development needed in order to have academic success.
  4. List at least 10 different ways to improve test scores of learning disabled students.
  5. List at least 3 ways to improve or accommodate for visual or auditory processing problems that may lead to Dyslexia, Dyscalculia or Dysgraphia.
  6. Create a systematic plan of interventions aimed at improving the functioning of a student with Dyslexia, Dyscalculia or Dysgraphia.
Outline

Introduction

  • Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia definitions
  • Common causes, effective approaches
  • Brain development
  • DSM-5® - Specific Learning Disorder

Mind and Body Health

  • Nutritional needs for healthy brain function
  • Role of exercise and sleep
  • Stress: physical and emotional

Brain Development

  • Primitive reflexes
  • Midline – horizontal and vertical
  • Brain Development and Movement
  • VAKT (Visual, Auditory, Kinesthetic, Tactile)

Sensory Development – Auditory Processing Disorder

  • Diagnosis
  • Listening therapy
  • Listening devices

Sensory Development – Vision

  • Screening for tracking and convergence
  • Simple eye exercises
  • Irlen Syndrome – colored overlays
  • Vision therapy

Cognitive Development

  • Structured Literacy and The Knowledge and Practice Standards
  • Skills: Phonemic awareness, memory, processing speed, attention, logic and more
    • Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia in the classroom
    • Writing an effective IEP or 504 plan
    • National and State Dyslexia laws
    • When, why, and how to introduce Assistive Technology
  • Hands-on activities
  • Create an individualized program
  • Create a sample plan of intervention for LD students

Brainstorm

  • 10+ strategies for improving learning, test scores, and academic success
Author

MARY ASPER, MS, CCC-SLP

Mary B. Asper, MS, CCC-SLP, has over 40 years’ experience working with children, adults, families and educators from all walks of life in many different capacities. For the last 10 years, Mary’s focus has been on developing and implementing effective techniques and strategies to help students with language learning disabilities succeed in school. She is involved in all areas of treatment for dyslexia, including diagnosis, program development and implementation, therapeutic intervention and professional development for SLPs and educators. Mary has developed strategies to address linguistic, cognitive and social concerns based on best-practice recommendations and current neuro-scientific findings, through her work with students from the early grades through high school. Mary is the president and speech-language pathologist for her company, Coddling Hollow Associates, Inc. and coordinates a team of related professionals who serve students with severe language learning disabilities and communication disorders. She holds certification from the American Speech-Language Association, is a former board member for the Vermont Speech-Language Association and an instructor in Special Topics: Language Disorder for Lyndon State College in Vermont.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Mary B. Asper maintains a private practice. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Nonfinancial: Mary B. Asper serves on the board of the Vermont Speech-Language Hearing Association.
Continuing Education Credits

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Audience
Counselors, Teachers/Educators, Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants, Psychologists, Social Workers, Speech-Language Pathologists, Thanatologists and other Mental Health Professionals