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Turbo Start A Dyslexia Curriculum for Newly Identified Students

Turbo Start: A Dyslexia Curriculum for Newly Identified Students.
Provides a jump start for newly identified students of all ages with dyslexia who need comprehensive dyslexia intervention while awaiting placement in an intervention group. Nine-week, evidence-based dyslexia intervention. One-on-one or small group instruction (no more than six students). Contains the five components of effective reading instruction (phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, reading comprehension). Each component is taught developmentally using a direct, systematic, cumulative and multisensory method of introduction and practice to meet the specific needs of newly identified students with dyslexia. Taught by a Certified Academic Language Therapist/Practitioner. Four days a week (60 minutes per day) or five days a week (45 minutes per day). Key Features: The Turbo Start curriculum was developed as a program in which newly identified students who are ready to begin dyslexia intervention can drop in at any time until a group is formed. The content of Turbo Start is derived from the evidence-based Take Flight curriculum and provides foundational training in five specific components of reading intervention. Turbo Start introduces content from the first two books of the Take Flight lesson cycle sequence and provides flexibility in the intervention timeline to prepare students to enter dyslexia intervention in a group setting.  ALTA approved 4 CE Hours

Important Session Information:

Turbo Start: A Dyslexia Curriculum for Newly Identified Students with Dyslexia (Turbo Start) is a program written by the staff of the Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders of Scottish Rite for Children in Dallas, Texas. It is a 9-week, evidence-based dyslexia program designed to serve as an entry level companion course for newly identified students preparing to embark on a direct, systemic, sequential and cumulative, multisensory dyslexia program.  1/2 day training. Turbo Start training is offered for Take Flight therapists and practitioners ONLY. *Each participant is required to buy a Turbo Start teacher book from Scottish Rite Hospital $75.00 and bring to ESC for training. Turbo Start is intended to give educators a flexible starting point to give newly identified students with dyslexia foundational skills they need to embark on a comprehensive dyslexia program.
Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, September 11, 2024

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Credits Available:
(3.5) CPE
(3.5) Contact Hours
Seats Available:
$375.00 (Login to See CO-OP Pricing)
Contact Person:
Amanda Penny
Cherise Wicks
Johnnie Freeman
Date Time Location
9/11/2024 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM Region 08 ESC - 128 - Lamar
4845 US Highway 271 N, Pittsburg, 75686
Region 8 Education Service Center | 4845 US Highway 271 N | Pittsburg TX 75686 | 903-572-8551 | Map/Directions

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