5-29-2020, 6-5-2020 Dyslexia and the Adult Learner (ONLINE)

First Literacy Two-Session Workshop Registration (ONLINE)

Dyslexia and the Adult Learner 

Friday, May 29 and June 5, 2020 (ONLINE)
1:00 - 2:30 PM

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have registered at the link below you will be on the list! Remote-access login information will be sent the day before in an email reminder. Please watch your email!

In this practical workshop presented by the International Dyslexia Association of Massachusetts for First Literacy, participants will learn what dyslexia is, common signs of dyslexia, dyslexia in English Language Learners, and what teachers can do to support adult learners with dyslexia.  This workshop is intended for teachers of adult literacy learners..  

Dinan Messiqua, MA, M.Ed, 
is a special education consultant with over 15 years experience working in public and private schools.  She currently coaches parents navigating the special education system and consults with teachers and school administrators.  Previously Dinan was a special educator in a district-wide language-based program and coached general education teachers.  She has also taught language arts and provided OG tutoring in an independent school for dyslexic students. www.dinanmessiqua.com 

Angela Ayre is a licensed speech-language pathologist and literacy specialist with over 20 years experience including community-based adult literacy programs, hospital clinics, and private clinics.  Angela has expertise in spoken and written language, bilingualism, and the diagnosis and treatment of developmental language disorders and dyslexia.  Currently in private practice, she specializes in engaging learners of all ages in building language, literacy, or executive function skills and strategies for increased success at school or work.  www.angelaayre.com

Participants are asked to commit to both sessions.

We look forward to seeing you then!

This workshop is free to staff of all Massachusetts non-profit ABE and ESOL programs.

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