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Webinar: Remediating and Accommodating Students with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD)/Dyslexia at the Secondary Level


Wednesday, March 22, 2017

School teams face multiple challenges in meeting the learning needs of secondary-level students with SLD/Dyslexia. This live webinar focuses on the systems-level issues pertinent to providing accommodations and specialized reading and writing instruction for these students. A range of low-to-high assistive technology (AT) will be explored that can support students' access to general education curricular content. In addition, a Connecticut Director of Special Education will discuss her district-level strategy for building capacity to meet the needs of secondary students with SLD/Dyslexia. The structures of secondary education will be explored, including staffing and scheduling solutions unique to middle and high school programs.

Presenters will share information and their experience on these topics and respond to questions throughout the webinar. The webinar will be archived on both the CSDE and SERC websites following the live broadcast.

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Webinar Archive

Can't watch live? A video archive of this webinar will be available on this webpage beginning on April 3, 2017.


Handout downloads and Related links

  1. All webinar handouts and related links will be available on this page.

Our Presenters

Margie Gillis, Ed.D.
President & Founder, Literacy How

Jane Lefante, M.S. Ed., CAPS
Assistive Technology Specialist
New England Assistive Technology (NEAT), at Oak Hill

Allison Van Etten
Director of Special Services
Stonington Public Schools

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  • For registration questions, please contact Nattaneal Wilson, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., (860) 632-1485 ext. 268
  • For content questions, please contact Donna Merritt Ph.D., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Phone: (860) 632-1485 ext. 337

Certificates of Attendance & Group Viewing

Viewing as a group is welcome; only one group member needs to register unless certificates of attendance are desired.

Optional certificates of attendance will be issued only when requested in advance, during the registration process. If viewing as a group, all participants who desire a certificate of attendance must register for the webinar individually.

SERC will not issue certificates of attendance to viewers who are not individually pre-registered.

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