Dyslexia is a systemic learning difficulty that must be addressed in order to educate our society!
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_______ Video: Orientation to the Course
Module 1: Dyslexia and the Pyramid of Language Learning
_______ Video: What is Dyslexia, and The Pyramid of Language Learning
Learn about the research the National Institute of Health has done on Dyslexia, and why some people are “natural readers” and others have difficulty with language and are Dyslexic.
_______ Video: The importance of Words and Syllables
Continuing work on the language pyramid, this module will teach you why it is so important to know the difference between a word and a syllable. You will learn why this skill is related to Dyslexia.
_______ Video: Pronunciation and its effects on learning
Moving up in the pyramid, why is it important that student speech is clear? How does this affect reading and writing performance?
_______ Video: Module 1 review
We will review the Language Pyramid, making sure to highlight the most necessary components.
Module 2: Phonemic Awareness versus Phonics
_______ Video: What is the difference between Phonemic Awareness and Phonics?
Many people have heard about phonics. What is Phonemic Awareness? Why is it so integral for great reading and writing?
_______ Video: Sound Juggling Chains part 1
The ability to manipulate sounds within words is the highest predictor of reading success. One way to do this is by using sound chains. This module will answer, “What are sound chains?” and “Why are they so important. Examples are given.
_______ Video: Sound Juggling Chains part 2
Sound chains are very important, two videos must be spent on the concept. Part two will give you more complicated sound chains, and even some to use with someone who is Dyslexic, and describe why they need to be repeated to create new neural pathways
_______ Video: Module 2 Review
We will review the difference between phonics and Phonemic Awareness and why Phonemic Awareness is so important.
Module 3: Co-contributing factors that can come with Dyslexia
_______ Video: ADD-ADHD
This video will explain how and why Dyslexia and ADD/ADHD are related. Also reviewed are Working Memory, which used to be called short term memory, and Executive Function, which are all related to both Dyslexia and ADD/AHD.
_______ Video: Warning sign checklist of ADD-ADHD
How can you tell if you, or someone you know has ADD/ADHD? This warning sign checklist will give you the warning signs to decide of further screening is a good idea.
_______ Video: Irlen Syndrome
The Irlen Syndrome is also called scotopic sensitivity. Why is this syndrome so closely related to Dyslexia and what are some solutions?
_______ Video: Module 3 Review
This video will review all of the contributing factors to Dyslexia, ADD/ADHD, working memory, and executive function.
Module 4: Dyslexia Warning Signs and Symptoms
_______ Video: Warning sign checklist for Dyslexia
Might you, a student, or your child have dyslexia? Find out the warning signs of Dyslexia, and how the pieces of the Dyslexia puzzle fit together.
_______ Video: Simple screening tool to use if you suspect dyslexia
When you’ve filled out the warning sign checklist for Dyslexia, further screening is important. This tool will help decide if it is in fact, Dyslexia.
_______ Video: More in-depth testing tool
Dyslexia ranges from mild, moderate, severe to profound. This tool will help decide where in the range you might be, and what that means for instruction.
_______ Video: Module 4 Review
Do you or someone you know have Dyslexia. This video is a review of the whole picture put together.
Module 5: The continuum of Dyslexia
_______ Video: Overview of learning systems affected by Dyslexia and ADD-ADHD
How do Dyslexia, Working Memory, ADD/ADHD all fit together? Solutions are given to help make each area run more smoothly.
_______ Video: What is Dysgraphia?
What is Dysgraphia? Why do people with ADD/ADHD and Dyslexia have difficulty with it? What solutions help?
_______ Video: Technology to help with Dyslexia
With today’s conveniences, there are a multitude of resources that help reduce anxiety or stress that can come with Dyslexia. How can we truly support our dyslexic students in the classroom?
_______ Video: Module 5 Review
This review will tie all of the ways we can support, and make each student successful in classrooms.
Module 6: Solutions and Various Programs for Dyslexia
_______ Video: Pronunciation Programs
How many different programs help with pronunciation? Who should you go see? How can you help students produce sounds correctly?
_______ Video: Programs to assist counting words and Syllables
We’ve reviewed why this is so important, now let’s find some programs with solutions to assist students with words and syllables.
_______ Video: Orton-Gillingham Programs
What is an Orton-Gillingham Program? Why are these programs so great at teaching Dyslexic students?
_______ Video: Module 6 Review
Solutions, solutions, solutions for Dyslexia. This video will sum up programs you can use with the dyslexic person in your life.