Identifying and Supporting Dyslexia Within an MTSS Practice

    Thursday, June 01, 2023
    1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    1 PM ET / 12 PM CT / 10 AM PT

    Every teacher who has taught early literacy has probably experienced that for some students reading comes easily, where for others it just doesn’t seem to “click.”

    The science of reading and our understanding of brain development related to reading skill has shed light onto why that is. In fact, we know what certain markers to look for and the best ways to approach supporting students who may be at risk for reading difficulties. 

    In this webinar, we’ll break down what dyslexia is and what we know about what’s happening in the brain when children are learning how to read—and when they aren’t. We’ll also discuss how an MTSS practice can help us proactively identify students at risk for dyslexia and get them the early and targeted support they need. 

    Join this webinar to learn:  

    ➡️ The inner workings of dyslexia

    ➡️ How to identify early markers of dyslexia

    ➡️ Ways to embed this work in your MTSS practice

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    Note: Certificates of attendance were emailed to registered live attendees who attended 45 minutes or more of this webinar. We unfortunately cannot send certificates of attendance to those who view the on-demand webinar recording and do not attend live.

    About the presenter:

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    Dr. Eva Dundas

    Dr. Eva Dundas is the Chief Product Officer at Branching Minds, where she pursues her mission to bridge the gap between the science of learning and education practice. Dr. Dundas has a Ph.D. in developmental and cognitive psychology from Carnegie Mellon University where she conducted research on how the brain develops when children acquire visual expertise for words and faces. Her research also explores how the relationship between neural systems (specifically language and visual processing) unfolds over development, and how those dynamics differ with neurodevelopmental disorders like dyslexia and autism. She has published articles on that subject in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychologia, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, and Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Dr. Dundas also has an M.Ed. in mind, brain, and education from Harvard University, and a B.S. in neuroscience from the University of Pittsburgh.