Recorded Webinars


Using the Eye to Eye App to Empower Students

Presented by Eye to Eye

Recorded on October 29, 2018

Learn more about the Eye to Eye App and how it can empower students, right from the company itself!

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Executive Function and Dyslexia Part 2: Math and Spelling

Presented by Jennifer Petrich, PhD

Recorded on October 11, 2018

Continuing a webinar from 2017, learn more about Executive Function and how it relates to students’ learning of math and spelling.

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Enhancing Reading Comprehension in the Elementary Grades Using Assistive Technology

Presented by Jennifer Topple, MS, CCC/SLP and Kim Papastavridis, CCC/SLP

Recorded on March 13, 2018

Learn how text-to-speech software can enhance reading comprehension for elementary students (and does not interfere with learning to read).

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Speech and Language Bootcamp: What’s the Connection to Literacy? 

Presented by Jane Heinemeyer, MA, CCC/SLP

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

An overview of the basics of speech & language and their relation to literacy, and suggestions to help support those with speech and language deficits.

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Discovering the Sense in English Spelling:

The Foundation of Literacy for Every Student

Presented by Timothy Houge, Ph.D. and Sue Hegland

Monday, December 4, 2017

Learn about foundational patterns in our completely coherent English writing system and their power in developing vocabulary, reading comprehension, and spelling skills.

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Has Handwriting Become an Instructional Dinosaur? 

Handwriting May Be More Important Than You Think!

Presented by Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D., BCET, CALT-QI

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Manuscript, cursive, and keyboarding have advantages at different ages. In this session, attendees will learn that handwriting is a written language skill—not just a motor skill—and influences reading, written expression, and critical thinking.

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Audio-Assisted Reading as Remediation:

Beyond Assistive Technology

Presented by Bill Keeney, Ph.D., CALP

Thursday, October 26

Learn how students can use audio books to improve their silent reading comprehension.

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Executive Function and Dyslexia

Presented by Jennifer Petrich, PhD.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Executive functions (EF) are a set of cognitive processes that are necessary for organization of information and regulation of behavior. EF impairment often exacerbates learning difficulties as well as obstructs attempts at remediation.

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Developing Literacy in the Content Areas Through Structured Word Study

Sue Hegland

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Studying the structure (morphology) and relationships (etymology) of words allows students of all ages to develop deep understanding of content area vocabulary and strengthen their reading and spelling skills.

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From College to Career: My Dyslexic Advantage

Sam Thorson, KeyMedia Solutions                                                                                      February 1, 2017

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Accommodations, Leveling the Playing Field 

Mark Brugger, Learning Ally

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

No recording available. This webinar was held as a live event.


Four Steps to Better Spelling Instruction

Bill Keeney, Delaware Valley Friends School

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

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Recognizing Dyslexia in the Classroom  

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Kelli Sandman-Hurley  & Tracy Block-Zaretsky,                                                                                            Dyslexia Training Institute

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Enhancing RtI to Close the Gap  

Brandon Valley School District Staff

October 2016

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Demystifying Grammar 

Elizabeth O’Brien, GrammarRevolution.com

September 2016

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Making Sense of “Irregular” Words

Sue Hegland

May 2016

Most reading instruction classifies some words as “irregular” and requires students to memorize them by rote. But in fact, every single one of these words can be understood.

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Teacher Knowledge and Skill Projects of IDA and CERI 

Suzanne Carreker, IDA

April 2016

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Insights into “Sight Words”

Gina Cooke, Linguist~Educator Exchange

February 2016

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Dyslexia and ADD: Obstacles, not Roadblocks to Academic Success

Rachelle Johnson, Eden Prairie High School

January 2016

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Reading Instruction That Works: What To Look For

Jeanie Munsterman

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High School to College Transition: Living and Learning Independently

Lee Baker

October 6, 2015

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Dyslexia 101

Robin Rovick, CALT, MultiSensory Reading Solutions

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Navigating the School System When a Child is Struggling with Reading or Dyslexia 

Vicki Weinberg of Minnesota Department of Education  & Rachel Berger, Decoding Dyslexia MN

September 2015

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Structured Word Inquiry

Pete Bowers, PhD

September 2015

The spellings of words in English often seem impossible to understand, but they actually make sense and can be investigated using scientific inquiry. This webinar is an opportunity to see “Structured Word Inquiry” in action.

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Legal Rights and Procedures for LD Learners – August 2014
Amy Goetz & Andrea Jepsen, School Law Center


Wanted: Teachers with Knowledge of Language
Louisa Moats, Ed.D.


Assistive Technology to Support Executive Function Skills
Todd Hanson, Director of Technology, Groves Academy


School SLD Assessment vs. Private Neuropsychological Assessment: What’s the Difference and Which is Best for My Child?
Jennifer Bennett, M.S., BrainWorks


Deciphering the Tests
Ray Boyd, M.S., Groves Academy


Helping Students Take Control of Everyday Executive Function
Paula Moraine


Supporting the Vocational and Social Development of Youth and Young Adults with Learning Disabilities

Joe Timmons, University of Minnesota


What Every Kindergartner Should Know
Arlene Sonday, Author, The Sonday System


How Spelling Supports Reading – December 2012
Louisa Moats, Ed.D.


Strategies to Improve Reading Comprehension
Ellen Engstrom


Signs of Dyslexia: Prescreenings in 4-6 Year Olds  — September 2014
Jan Hagedorn


Teaching Reading is Rocket Science — September 19, 2014
John Alexander


Understanding Cognitive Skills and Brain Training
Jennifer Fischer


Identification of Dyslexia and Reading Difficulties: Components of an Assessment
Ray Boyd


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