Dyslexia is a complex, neurobiological disorder. These tutorials were created using current research in diagnostic practice in order to provide educational professionals with a comprehensive insight into the reasons why reading can be such a laborious process for individuals with Dyslexia. Within each video brain-based research is presented, along with a comprehensive definition of Dyslexia including its characteristics. The assessment process for Dyslexia is also discussed, as well as the Special Education identification and placement processes.
Definition of Dyslexia
Dyslexia is a complex, neurobiological disorder that impacts the parts of the brain that process language. Within with video three specific parts of the brain are discussed with visuals. A thorough and comprehensive definition of Dyslexia is discussed as well.
Characteristics of Dyslexia
Within this video, we discuss how Dyslexia appears within the classroom. As an educational professional, so many students struggle with reading but only a few have received the training needed to recognize Dyslexia. Specific characteristics are discussed, as well as ways educational professionals can begin the assessment process.
Assessment for Dyslexia
Within this video, the assessment process for Dyslexia is presented and discussed at length. Information contained within this video is based on current research and industry practice.
Special Education Law
The referral process for Special Education can be tedious and difficult to navigate. In this video, we cover the common processes and procedures used during the Special Education referral process for Dyslexic students.
Special Education Eligibility
As we’ve discussed previously thus far, the referral process for Special Education can be quite a lengthy and tedious process. In this video, we conclude our discussion of the common processes and procedures used during the Special Education referral process for Dyslexic students.
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