Assessments and Teaching Tools for Dyslexia

 

Assessment Solutions for Dyslexia Screening

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Assessment and Screening Tools Webinar

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Dyslexia Conference Recording | Testing for Teaching— Basic Facts About the Dyslexia Assessment

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Microsoft Learning Tools Demo at Made By Dyslexia Showcase in Atlanta

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Assessment Activities I Insights into Dyslexia

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Dyslexia Overview Scottish Rite Hospital

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Susan Nolan teaching an Orton Gillingham lesson with a dyslexic child

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If you want a tool that will combine fun and education help children with dyslexia then Dyslexia Quest is the app for you. It looks and feels like a game, but it’s designed to help children work on various educational elements that dyslexic children typically struggle with. This includes phonics, memory skills, and sequencing.

4.Sound Literacy. Feifer Assessment of Reading (FAR) Isolated Word Reading Fluency; Gallistel-Ellis Test of Coding Skills Gray Diagnostic Reading Tests, 2nd Edition (GDRT-2) Letter/Word Recognition; Reading Vocabulary; Kaufman Test of Educational Achievement, 3rd Edition (KTEA-3) Letter and Word Recognition (both timed and untimed subtests). Facebook Twitter Pinterest Learn about free products and tools for teaching your homeschooler with dyslexia.

Sometimes, it feels like you are making very little progress with your child on reading. Thankfully, there are loads of resources, tools, products, and information available to help you along in this reading journey with overcoming dyslexia. Its better forRead. Here is a list of state-approved educational assessment tools (from March 2016).

You can check whether specific early reading or dyslexia screeners are listed for your state. Because policies change rapidly, check with your local school district for the latest information. Also, note that early literacy screeners are often not sufficient to screen for dyslexia [ ].

Math. Something as simple as using graph paper can do wonders in improving the learning experience of dyslexic kids, when it comes to math. Many of these students find it difficult to line up numbers properly, so the graph paper can help them do this. DYSLEXIA INDICATORS ASSESSMENT TOOL PAGE 2 How should teachers use this tool?

If teachers have already applied the teaching strategies in the Early Grades Literacy Package for Grades 3 and 4, and the child continues to struggle to learn to read, use the following checklist. Areas Assessed. The following areas should be assessed in an educational evaluation of dyslexia: Phonological Awareness – an individual’s awareness of and access to the sound structure of his/her oral language. Phonological or Language-Based Memory – ability to recall sounds, syllables, words.

The Pearson dyslexia toolkit includes clinical assessments and resources for screening, diagnostic evaluations, intervention, and progress monitoring. To assist the varied groups of professionals who support individuals with dyslexia, this toolkit includes tools used across professional groups and user qualification levels. In addition, it is a helpful tool for goal setting. Some subtests also tap into general pragmatic language skills, but more assessment will likely be necessary. Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing -2 (CTOPP-2) We find the CTOPP-2 to be very valuable in identifying underlying phonological processing skills and, thus, dyslexia.

tools to recognize the signs of dyslexia and the practices necessary to bridge this learning difficulty. Knowing dyslexia affects at least 1 in 10 people, schools need to be prepared to offer additional support and appropriate interventions for students with dyslexia to be successful (Dyslexia Help). Teachers need training to better recognize.

List of related literature:

Essentials of Dyslexia: Assessment and Intervention is designed for assessment professionals, educators, and parents who are interested in understanding, assessing, and helping individuals who have dyslexia.

“Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention” by Nancy Mather, Barbara J. Wendling
from Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention
by Nancy Mather, Barbara J. Wendling
Wiley, 2011

An evaluation of the dyslexia training program: A multisensory method for promoting reading in students with reading disabilities.

“Handbook of Orthography and Literacy” by R. Malatesha Joshi, P.G. Aaron
from Handbook of Orthography and Literacy
by R. Malatesha Joshi, P.G. Aaron
Taylor & Francis, 2013

Evaluation of a program to teach phonemic awareness to young children: A 2­ and 3­year follow­up and a new preschool trial.

“Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction” by Richard E. Mayer, Patricia A. Alexander
from Handbook of Research on Learning and Instruction
by Richard E. Mayer, Patricia A. Alexander
Taylor & Francis, 2011

For example, your child’s reading specialist may work on phonemic awareness, the classroom teacher may be great at working on expressive language through writing and show-and-tell (for mild delays), and the special education teacher may be working on improving social language skills in a lunchtime “friends” group.

“Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems” by Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi
from Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems
by Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi
Wiley, 2010

The DfES (2005a) resources for schoolbased professional development on teaching and learning for dyslexic children draws on the BDA materials and adopts a very similar approach.

“Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity” by Norah Frederickson
from Special Educational Needs, Inclusion and Diversity
by Norah Frederickson
McGraw-Hill Education, 2009

For learners who have specific learning disabilities, allow the use of word processors, spelling and grammar assistive devices, word prediction software, written notes, math tables and formula sheets, and/or calculators.

“CliffsNotes FTCE Professional Education Test with CD-ROM, 2nd Edition” by Vi Cain Alexander, Sandra Luna McCune
from CliffsNotes FTCE Professional Education Test with CD-ROM, 2nd Edition
by Vi Cain Alexander, Sandra Luna McCune
HMH Books, 2012

Remedial training for children with specific disability in reading, spelling and penmanship(7th ed.).

“Learning Disabilities, First Edition: From Identification to Intervention” by Jack M. Fletcher, G. Reid Lyon, Lynn S. Fuchs, Marcia A. Barnes
from Learning Disabilities, First Edition: From Identification to Intervention
by Jack M. Fletcher, G. Reid Lyon, et. al.
Guilford Publications, 2006

Understanding dyslexia and the reading process: A guide for educators and parents.

“Adolescent Literacy Research and Practice” by Tamara L. Jetton, Janice A. Dole
from Adolescent Literacy Research and Practice
by Tamara L. Jetton, Janice A. Dole
Guilford Publications, 2004

Most research-validated programs for teaching decoding skills and the recommended intervention programs for children with dyslexia, whether provided at school or privately, use curriculum that is based on Orton-Gillingham methodology.

“The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders” by Sandra F. Rief
from The ADHD Book of Lists: A Practical Guide for Helping Children and Teens with Attention Deficit Disorders
by Sandra F. Rief
Wiley, 2015

Morphological awareness skills of English language learners and children with dyslexia.

“Handbook of Special Education” by James M. Kauffman, Daniel P. Hallahan, Paige Cullen Pullen
from Handbook of Special Education
by James M. Kauffman, Daniel P. Hallahan, Paige Cullen Pullen
Taylor & Francis, 2017

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  • I welcomed all that you have advised us. i avoided having my daughter being taught using words and whole language approach and that is because of your reading program rb.gy/xgziyp And I’m looking forward to see my kid becoming one of the most excellent student in school soon.

  • When working with a dyslexic student I feel you should sit in the same side of the table. I know teachers are used to standing in front of a class, however, for one on one instruction it is so much easier and better for the student.

  • This is great for reviewing what the child knows already. Particularly how to use silent magic e. This is a tricky concept for most kids but what a great way of allowing the child to show what she knows.

  • Gives me ideas for my OG tutoring kids, and for small group activities in kinder class. Closed, open, silent e drill was something not taught in my OG training so this is great.

  • This is really a performance assessment. The teaching would group these objectives and teach them seperate as mini lessons. I found it fantastic. This teacher is very experienced and models sincere positive reinforcement and modeling. I hope one day to be on her level.

  • This is definitely an assessment/review, not a lesson. OG lessons have a lot of kinesthetic activities in them that are not shown here.

  • Thank you for this webinar. It was extremely helpful. I have a question… where can I find the Morrison McCall Spelling tests? I have googled it but haven’t had much luck. Is it a book I need to purchase, or a download? Sorry if that is a slightly dumb question!

  • Hello, I am working with dyslexic students. Can u guide me about support for this system. From where to download. Any documentation for the same.

  • I am dyslexic and this is what my parents did to me to help me learn Greek and English, while the teacher at school was sticking to “read the hole word ” method and when I was slow or made a mistake she’d scream stuff like ” What’s wrong with you and you cant be like the other kids!”. Schools need more teachers like this lady over here! and probably this form of learning wouldnt benefit just dyslexic kids but everyone…