Dyslexia & Visual Impairments
Presenters: Kelly Bevis and Amie Davenport
Dyslexia is specific learning disability that is neurobiological in origin and not a problem of “seeing.” Often students struggle to read after interventions for the visual impairment are implemented.
- Look at the characteristics of dyslexia and related reading disorders
- Discover the early signs of a struggling reader
- Explore the power and benefit of collaborative partnerships when conducting evaluations to identify specific needs of a Student
- Identify interventions that address the visual impairment and reading challenges