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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.


Kathryn Burke

Executive Director, Centre for Literacy
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 MST
ECC: Salon 11 9797 Jasper Ave
  Differentiated Instruction / Différenciation  Inclusive Education / Éducation Inclusive
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 128
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English