2 Day Seminars
IN-PERSON COURSE LOGISTICS
Individuals with language-based learning disabilities (LBLD), in the context of average and above reasoning, generally have compromised academic and language skills that make learning in general education classrooms challenging. As students with language-based learning disabilities move into middle school, the reading, writing, and executive function demands necessary for success in the content areas intensify. This course is designed to provide a concise overview of current research in the field, including an overview of the characteristics of language-based learning disabilities and the best practices for language-based instruction. Practical strategies, activities, and techniques for presenting skill-based / strategy-based instruction and content will be shared, discussed, and practiced. As a result, general and special educators can position their curriculum and integrate effective strategies that enable students with language-based learning disabilities to learn and perform more successfully in today’s middle school classrooms.
Upon completion, participants will be able to:
This course is appropriate for educators at the middle school level.
Materials will be provided on-site.
GRADUATE CREDIT OPTION
Participants may elect to add 1 graduate credit to this course. Graduate credit is an additional $125 and is granted by Colorado State University-Pueblo.
1 Optional Graduate Credit
|July 14-15, 2022
8:30am - 3:00pm
Over 98% of educators felt that their Outreach Summer Institute seminar provided them with strategies and tools that will help their students.
Ann has been working professionally in the field of language-based learning disabilities since 1977. Her responsibilities over the years at Landmark School have included: assistant director of admission, academic dean at Landmark High School, academic case manager at Landmark Elementary•Middle School, dean of women students, and language arts teacher and tutor. Ann currently consults with public, private, and charter schools across the country regarding evaluation, academic planning, and program design, development, and implementation for children with language-based learning disabilities. Ann is a graduate of Smith College, with former Massachusetts certification in elementary education and special needs administration.