Reading 11/9/10

posted Oct 14, 2010, 12:22 AM by Catherine Strubing   [ updated Feb 29, 2012, 8:54 AM by RAiSE 102 ]
When: Tuesday, November 9th
Time:  7pm - 9pm  
Where: LRC at Park Jr. High School, La Grange Park, IL 

Our guest speaker for this meeting is JoAnn Paldo of the Illinois Branch of the International Dyslexia Association.

Does your child struggle with reading?

What you can do to help
  • How to identify a reading disability or see the signs and symptoms
  • What research tells us about reading and the non-reading brain
  • What should be included in an effective reading program
  • Types of testing to help diagnose a reading disability
  • Accommodations for students with reading and learning disabilities to use in school and at home
JoAnn Paldo, has been a specialist in multisensory reading instruction since 1996 and tutors students with special needs. Her career first began in the classroom as a Special Education teacher where she applied instructional strategies to students with reading problems. Her teaching career spanned = from primary to secondary school. She has both a B.A. and M.A. in Special Education. JoAnn offers her expertise to school districts, including Chicago Public Schools, on such topics such as inclusion, classroom accommodations, instructional modifications and early prevention of reading problems. She is the immediate past president of the Illinois Branch of The International Dyslexia Association and currently serves on the Board of Directors nominating committee.
Catherine Strubing,
Jan 8, 2011, 11:24 AM
Catherine Strubing,
Nov 12, 2010, 5:23 PM
Catherine Strubing,
Nov 12, 2010, 5:22 PM