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Screening & Supporting Students at Risk of Dyslexia: A Tisch College Webinar on the new Massachusetts Dyslexia Guidelines

Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 9:00am
to: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 - 10:30

Join Tisch College lecturers, Melissa Orkin, Ph.D., and Leandra Elion, M.S., primary authors on the recently released Massachusetts Dyslexia Guidelines, for an overview of this important document. Highlights include the essential elements to identify students at-risk of reading difficulty early in elementary school before they experience significant academic failure. The webinar will feature processes that bridge research and practice, and offer a blueprint for ensuring equitable literacy achievement through effective screening, targeted instruction, and when appropriate identification of and specialized support for students with dyslexia. Teachers, administrators, parents, policymakers, and community members are welcome to attend this free event. Associate Dean Peter Levine will provide opening comments. Registration is required. To register, visit: