The information presented during this foundation module course of the Texas Dyslexia Identification Academy will explore the elements of reading, what dyslexia is and is not, and the process for dyslexia evaluation. The primary resource referenced throughout the course is The Dyslexia Handbook—Revised 2014: Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders.
THE COURSE OBJECTIVES ARE
Define dyslexia, its characteristics, and related disorders;
Explore the common risk factors for dyslexia;
Explore the elements of reading; and
Understand dyslexia assessment and the identification process.