With MindPlay's Understanding Dyslexia Course, you'll gain a deeper understanding of the definition and characteristics of dyslexia and effective interventions to unlock student success.
As of last October, 46 states have enacted dyslexia-related legislation, much of it in the past few years. Although screening is becoming mandatory, it’s important to ensure teachers, parents, and administrators understand the definition and characteristics of dyslexia and how to work together to unlock student success.
That’s why MindPlay is offering its Understanding Dyslexia course for free.
This course is designed to help your entire team, including parents, special and general education teachers, school and clinical psychologists, speech and language therapists, and administrators, improve their knowledge and understanding of dyslexia, and the principles and types of effective interventions.
Join us in raising awareness on how to unlock success for students with dyslexia.
This online course helps teams understand the:
After completing this course, professionals will:
About the Author:
Nancy Mather is a Professor Emerita at the University of Arizona in Tucson. She has served as a learning disabilities teacher, a diagnostician, a university professor, and an educational consultant. She has published numerous articles and books and conducts workshops on assessment and instruction both nationally and internationally. Her most recent book on dyslexia is Essentials of Dyslexia: Assessment and Intervention, 2nd ed. (Mather & Wendling, 2024). She is a co-author of several widely used tests, including the Woodcock-Johnson IV and the Test of Orthographic Competence (2 nd ed.). In addition, Dr. Mather and her co-authors have recently completed the Tests of Dyslexia (Mather, McCallum, Bell, & Wendling, 2024), a comprehensive assessment that is designed to help identify dyslexia in individuals of all ages. Dr. Mather recently received the 2023 Samuel Torrey Orton Award from the International Dyslexia Association for her contributions to the field of dyslexia.