Recorded Webinars

Recorded Webinars

Viewing our free webinars is a great way to learn about dyslexia and effective literacy instruction. If you would like a CEU for watching a webinar, there is a link to request that for a nominal fee.

IDA Upper Midwest Branch offers free webinars throughout the year to support parents, education professionals and advocates. We record as many as possible and provide this library of topics as opportunities for learning.

If you have questions about any of our webinars, or suggestions for webinar topics, please let us know!

You can find upcoming webinars here.

You may request a CEU for watching any of our webinars for an administrative fee of $10. Order a CEU for a webinar here.

Speech & Language Bootcamp: What’s the Connection to Literacy? – January 9, 2018
Jane Heinemeyer, MA, CCC/SLP

Discovering the Sense in English Spelling: The Foundation of Literacy for Every Student – December 4, 2017
Timothy Houge, Ph.D. and Sue Hegland

Has Handwriting Become an Instructional Dinosaur? Handwriting May Be More Important Than You Think! – November 28, 2017
Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D., BCET, CALT-QI

Audio-Assisted Reading as Remediation: Beyond Assistive Technology – October 26, 2017
Bill Keeney, Ph.D., CALP

Executive Function and Dyslexia – September 27, 2017
Jennifer Petrich, PhD

Developing Literacy in the Content Areas Through Structured Word Study – March 16, 2017
Sue Hegland

From College to Career: My Dyslexic Advantage – Feb 1, 2017
Sam Thorson, KeyMedia Solutions

Accommodations, Leveling the Playing Field – January 11, 2017
Mark Brugger, Learning Ally

Four Steps to Better Spelling Instruction – December 2016
Bill Keeney, Delaware Valley Friends School

Recognizing Dyslexia in the Classroom – October 2016 (GoToWebinars Top 100!)
Kelli Sandman-Hurley and Tracy Block-Zaretsky, Dyslexia Training Institute

Enhancing Rti to Close the Gap – October 2016
Brandon Valley School District Staff

Demystifying Grammar – September 2016
Elizabeth O’Brien,

Making Sense of “Irregular” Words – May 2016
Sue Hegland

Teacher Knowledge and Skill Projects of IDA and CERI – April 2016
Suzanne Carreker, IDA

Insights into “Sight Words” – February 2016
Gina Cooke, Linguist~Educator Exchange

Dyslexia and ADD: Obstacles, not Roadblocks to Academic Success – January 2016
Rachel Johnson, Eden Prairie High School

Reading Instruction That Works: What To Look For
Jeanie Munsterman

High School to College Transition: Living and Learning Independently — October 6, 2015
Lee Baker

Dyslexia 101
Robin Rovick, CALT, MultiSensory Reading Solutions

Navigating the School System When a Child is Struggling with Reading or Dyslexia – September 2015
Vicki Weinberg of Minnesota Department of Education & Rachel Berger, Decoding Dyslexia

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.

Structured Word Inquiry – February 2015
Pete Bowers

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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