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An Introduction to the Feifer Assessment of Reading (FAR)



This workshop will examine reading from a brain-based educational perspective, and discuss current literacy trends in the United States.   The primary focus of the presentation will be to differentiate “dyslexia” from other reading disorders.  There will be a discussion matching each reading disorders with evidence-based interventions.   The use of a neuropsychological paradigm to discuss multiple facets of the reading process including phonological processing, working memory, executive functioning, and orthographical processing will be featured.   Lastly, the Feifer Assessment of Reading (FAR) battery, a diagnostic educational assessment designed to examine the underlying cognitive and linguistic processes that supports proficient reading skills, will be introduced. 

Important Session Information:




T-TESS/T-PESS:
Dimension 1.2: Data and Assessment, Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Session ID:
1481468
Credits Available:
(3) Clock Hours
(3) CPE
(3) NASP
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Contact Person:
Nicole Price
Registration Fee:
$35.00
Instructor(s):
Dr. Steven Feifer

Audience:
Dyslexia Specialists, Educational Diagnosticians, Licensed Specialists in School Psychology, Special Education Teachers
Date Time Location
10/16/2019 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM Region 4 ESC McKinney Conference Center - MCC 203
7200 Northwest 100 Drive, Houston, 77092



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