This course is offered during our Dyslexia Academy for Educators week
About the Blended Format
Our blended online courses combine the flexibility of online learning along with the benefits of an in-person seminar. These courses require one full day on our campus (July 9, 2019) for orientation, collaboration, and an introduction to some of the course content. The course is then completed online in the 10 weeks that follow the in-person seminar.
This professional development course provides educators with an overview of the components of executive function. It covers the impacts of having both a language-based learning disability (LBLD), such as dyslexia, and executive function deficits, as well as practical instructional strategies to support students.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators at all levels.
Please bring a laptop so you can log into the course and access the course materials.
The following texts are required for the course:
Dawson, P., & Guare, R. (2018). Executive skills in children and adolescents: a practical guide to assessment and intervention. third edition. New York, NY: Guilford.
|45 Hours/PDPs, 3 graduate credits (fee included in course tuition)|
|July 9, 2019
8:30am - 3:00pm in-person
Plus 10 weeks of online instruction (ending on September 17, 2019)
Excellent course opening class. Being an online course, it’s very helpful to have this springboard before being “on our own.”
Erin Broudo currently teaches in a language-based program for grades 6-8 in the Wachusett Regional School District based in Holden, MA. Prior to this position, she worked as a special education coordinator at Masconomet Regional High School in Topsfield, MA. Erin began her teaching career at Landmark High School, where she taught literature and grammar & composition courses in the preparatory program, as well as one-on-one language arts tutorials, for seven years. She has been teaching online courses for Landmark Outreach since she left Landmark and continues to participate in Outreach seminars, as well as other professional development opportunities related to dyslexia and language-based instruction.