The 17th Annual Educational RISE Conference presented by the Tennessee Branch of the International Dyslexia Association will take place at Currey Ingram Academy in Brentwood, Tennessee. Enjoy a keynote presentation from Barbara A. Wilson, M. Ed, the founder and president of Wilson Language Training.
Morning Breakout Sessions: There are 10 robust speakers. Topics include ADHD medication and management, anxiety, multisensory activities that enhance literacy, strategies for dealing with memory and processing, language impairment and dyslexia, accommodations and assistive technology for students with dyslexia, dyslexia basics, and executive functioning. Click here for program details.
Afternoon Session: The afternoon program will depart from a traditional format. Conference attendees will experience interactive, hands-on demonstrations of the National Reading Panel’s 5 Components of Reading—Phonemic Awareness, Phonics (including decoding and encoding), Fluency, Vocabulary, Comprehension--presented by experts using Structured Literacy Instruction. This intensive workshop will build an initial understanding of direct explicit instruction for the benefit of all readers, especially those who struggle.
To register, please click here.