Dyslexia Overview and Intervention

Mark Strait

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ASHA CEUs: This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs, Introductory Level

This workshop will provide SLPs with an overview of dyslexia signs, symptoms, screening, and assessment methods. Since formal identification of students with dyslexia through the IEP process can have negative implications, classroom intervention methods will be explored and demonstrated.

Instructor Information

Karen L. Bilbao, M.A., CCC-SLP has served in many aspects of special education service delivery during almost forty years in public education, including as a speech language pathologist, special education teacher, child study team member and director of special services. She moved on to building administration at both elementary and secondary levels and finally to the district level as assistant superintendent and superintendent of schools. She currently works for The Stepping Stones Group

Financial Disclosure: Karen is an employee of The Stepping Stones Group and receives a salary for her position.  She has no other relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Non-Financial Disclosure: No relevant non-financial relationship exists

Learner Objectives

As a result of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  1. Define dyslexia, along with its challenges and advantages
  2. Identify early signs and symptoms of dyslexia
  3. Demonstrate multi-sensory methods of dyslexia interventions
  4. Describe methods of screening and assessment


  • 30 minutes: Overview/Definitions/Signs/Symptoms
  • 30 minutes:Challenges and advantages of dyslexia
  • 30 minutes:A multi-sensory model of intervention
  • 30 minutes:Screening and assessment Methods