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Assessment for Reading Difficulties and Dyslexia

CORE February 13, 2020
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Universal screening for reading problems is the best way to identify and address reading difficulties. While there are a range of reading problems that can affect students, an estimated 5-17% of school-age children have dyslexia.* Most students with reading difficulties, including those with dyslexia, can be taught how to be strong readers. But before research-based instruction and intervention can take place, educators must identify which students are struggling and why.

During this hour-long on-demand webinar, Dr. Michelle Hosp, whose research focuses on reading and data-based decision making within MTSS, will provide insights into assessment for reading difficulties. You will learn:

  • How to identify the right assessment for the right purpose
  • How to assess the continuum of reading skills
  • Why assessment and intervention should focus on phonics skills
  • Strategies to link assessment data to instruction

Watch this webinar to deepen your understanding of the role of assessment in supporting students struggling to read.

*Pediatrics in Review, May 2003

 

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