Dr Nancy Mather will focus on both assessment and evidence-based intervention for students who struggle to read and spell.
The workshop will be held March 7, 2014, 8:30 am to 4 pm, at Xenos Church, 1340 Community Park Drive, Columbus OH 43229.
She will address
- the definition of dyslexia
- the importance of assessing cognitive and linguistic processes including phonological awareness, orthographic coding, processing speed, rapid automatized naming
- the phases of development when a student is learning basic reading and spelling skills
- differentiated instructional methodologies for addressing specific types of reading problems
- how to implement those methodologies
Dr Mather is Professor at the University of Arizona in the Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies.
She has served as an LD teacher, a diagnostician, a university professor and an educational consultant. She is the author of numerous articles and books and conducts workshops on assessment and instruction, both in this country and internationally.
Dr Mather is co-author of the Woodcock-Johnson III and has written books on the interpretation and application of the WJIII. Her most recent book is Essentials of Dyslexia: Assessment and Intervention (Mather and Wendling, 2012).
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