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Thursday, February 6 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Surface Dyslexia: The Uncommon Reading Disability

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Most reading disabilities derive from deficits in making a sound to symbol connection. Surface dyslexia is different. Students with surface dyslexia may be good at decoding but struggle to achieve a fluency rate suitable to facilitate comprehension. Signs of surface dyslexia in beginning readers are easy to miss; they may not be identified in reading screens. This presentation will focus on the identification of surface dyslexia and its characteristics at different developmental stages.

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Kathryn Burke

Since 2013, Kathryn Burke has been the Executive Director of the Centre for Literacy, an organization which supports students with learning disabilities. She served for 5 years as the Executive Director of the Learning Disabilities Association of Alberta, where she initiated the Right... Read More →


Thursday February 6, 2020 2:00pm - 3:00pm
ECC: Salon 11 9797 Jasper Ave
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 128
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English
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