Part of the 'Improving Reading Achievement for Students With Dyslexia' series
Session 1 of 3

Any questions? Email us - or call (541) 346-1607


8am - 4pm
October 6 2017



White Stag Building, Rooms 142/144,
Portland, OR



Single session: $500
Single session (educator): $300

All 3 sessions: $1400
All 3 sessions (educator): $750

This three-session course, presented by the Center on Teaching and Learning at the University of Oregon, will deliver information about current legislation and recently adopted Oregon Administrative Rules related to screening, identification, and treatment of dyslexia. This first session will define dyslexia and its identifying features, and will provide research and best practices for screening students for dyslexia in elementary schools. Attendees who complete this session will be better prepared to assist students with dyslexia and their families under SB 612.
By the end of this course, you will:

  • Current, dyslexia-related legislation in Oregon
  • Definitions of dyslexia adopted by the state and supported by national experts
  • Best practices for screening students for dyslexia in elementary schools in alignment with state legislation
Recognize and Apply:
  • Effective practices for identification of dyslexia
  • Evidence-based instructional practices for teaching foundational reading skills to students with dyslexia
  • Strategies for intensifying interventions to meet the needs of students with dyslexia
Hear from National Experts, including:

check_circle Participants who attend this session will fulfill state requirements under SB 612.


Hank Fien

Dr. Hank Fien is an Associate Professor of School Psychology in the Department of Special Education and Clinical Sciences (SPECS) at the UO College of Education and Director of the Center on Teaching and Learning (CTL).
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Yaacov Petscher

Dr. Yaacov Petscher is an Associate Director at the Florida Center for Reading Research and the Director of the Quantitative Methodology and Innovative Division, at Florida State University. He is a Deputy Director for the National Center...
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Don Compton

Dr. Compton is Professor of Psychology at Florida State University/Florida Center for Reading Research. He was formerly Professor and Chair of Special Education and a John F. Kennedy Center Investigator at Peabody College, Vanderbilt University.
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