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Digital Seminar

Dyslexia Treatment Made Easy


Faculty:
Penny Stack, OTD, OTR/L, CLT
Duration:
Approx. 3 Hours
Copyright :
Mar 16, 2021
Product Code:
POS064560
Media Type:
Digital Seminar - Also available: Live Webinar

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Description

Do you find yourself shifting from in-person to virtual services with little time to plan? Are you or parents overwhelmed and underprepared on how to help children at home?

If you answered yes, this course is for you!

Help parents achieve follow through with recommendations for school to home activities.

You’ll learn how to use a simple cooking activity to improve visual memory for following written directions, tangram puzzles to decrease letter reversals, the license plate game to improve figure ground, such as finding words when scanning a book, and much more! By the end of this workshop you’ll feel confident and empowered to identify a child’s learning needs, gain strategies for dyslexia that will make a positive impact, and develop in-person or virtual treatment goals for academic success!

Bonus Content Included: Digital Download

Dyslexia: Building NEW Neuropathways to Master Visual and Auditory Memory, Visual Perceptual Skills, Visual Motor Skill Development and More!

Credits


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Continuing education credit information is coming soon for this non-interactive self-study package.

CEs may be available for select professions, as listed in the target audience. Hours will be dependent on the actual recording time. Please check with your state licensing board or organization for specific requirements. 

There may be an additional fee for CE certificates. Please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details. 

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.



Faculty

Penny Stack, OTD, OTR/L, CLT Related seminars and products: 4


Penny Stack, OTD, OTR/L, CLT, is the founding owner of Dyslexia Center of Tulsa, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Penny has over 26 years of experience as an occupational therapist that include working with children who have special learning needs. Penny is also a mother of a child with dyslexia who has shown great success in overcoming reading difficulties.

Penny is certified in Handwriting Without Tears, received her Master’s in Occupational Therapy at Samuel Merritt College, Oakland, California and her Doctorate degree in Occupational Therapy at Loma Linda University. Her research on closed head injuries and cognitive retraining has been published in Brain Injury Journal. Penny has dedicated her current research to Dyslexia and Its Impact on Occupation: The lived experience.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Penny Stack is the Tulsa Community College Occupational Therapy Assistant Program Director. Dr. Stack receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Penny Stack is a member of the American Occupational Therapy Association; and Oklahoma Occupational Therapy Association.


Additional Info

Program Information

CD/DVD

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Access for Self-Study (Non-Interactive)

Access never expires for this product.


Objectives

  1. Distinguish the need for reading remediation vs functional cognitive retraining to improve treatment plan.
  2. Develop 3 visual strategies for dyslexia to improve reading comprehension.
  3. Apply 3 auditory strategies for dyslexia to follow verbal directions.
  4. Determine everyday activities to improve executive cognitive function to support overall memory, interpreting what is seen and hand/eye coordination.

Outline

Neurodevelopment Etiology of Dyslexia
  • Language functions of the brain and its association with dyslexia
The Power of Observation
  • Dyslexia screening tool
  • Case scenario- Use your powers of observation to differentiate between a person who needs remedial reading verses intervention for dyslexia
  • How to turn avoidance into a treatment plan
Dyslexia is Not Just About Reading!
  • Executive cognitive function developmental
  • Overview required for reading success
Strategies, Interventions & Coaching for Learning Success
  • Visual
  • Auditory
  • Visual motor (hands on activities)
  • Modifications
  • Time demands
Waiting on Testing? Gain Positive Outcomes In the Meantime!
  • Practical in-person and virtual treatment ideas to use now
  • Practical everyday activities for parents

Target Audience

  • Occupational Therapists
  • Regular Classroom Teachers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Speech-Language Pathologists
  • School Psychologists
  • School Counselors
  • School Social Workers
  • Reading Specialists
  • Teacher Aides

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