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Decoding Dyslexia - Understanding How Reading is Monitored by Public Schools - New Canaan - May 31

posted May 17, 2018, 5:31 AM by Diane Willcutts
When:  Thursday, May 31
Where: New Canaan Public Library - Children’s Room
Time: 6:45-8PM

Parents will learn what universal screeners actually measure to assess literacy skills.  This information is essential to effectively advocate for the reading interventions, supports and services that will meet your child’s needs.

Kit Savage is the Director of Savage Advocates, LLC.  Kit is a parent advocate and non-attorney, special education advisor.   Danusia Pawska, BCaBA is the co-founder of Achieve Fluency, a learning center dedicated to helping struggling learners achieve their highest level of academic success.

Join Kit Savage and Danusia Pawska as they present the basics every parent needs to know about how schools are measuring your child’s reading progress.

Who should attend this presentation?

Anyone who has a child struggling with learning to read

Key Takeaways for Parents:
* Review what classroom screeners, assessments and progress monitoring actually measure
* Explain the difference between receiving SRBI intervention and an IEP with special education services and supports
* Demonstrate what progress monitoring should include to meaningfully measure your child’s progress in reading