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Texas Dyslexia Academy 4 (TDA 4):Dyslexia: from Child Find through the Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) Committee Process

This state developed Academy is comprised of six training opportunities developed to assist school districts and charter schools regarding dyslexia and related disorders.

Important Session Information:

Texas Dyslexia Academy 4 is designed to build background knowledge about the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and special education from Child Find through the ARD committee process. It provides information about core special education concepts such as Child Find, Full Individual and Initial Evaluations (FIIE), Admission, Review, and Dismissal (ARD) committees, and Individual Education Program (IEP) development. Participants will gain an understanding of: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Child Find requirements; The referral process for an initial evaluation when a specific learning disability (SLD)/dyslexia is suspected; Notice of Action-Prior Written Notice (PWN) and Notice of Procedural Safeguards; Full individual and initial evaluation (FIIE); and Admission, review, and dismissal (ARD) committee meeting and components of the individualized education program (IEP). Please bring a personal device and a copy of the current Dyslexia Handbook with you.

Dimension 4.3: Professional Development

Registration ends at 12:00 AM on Thursday, July 25, 2024
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(6) CPE
(6) Contact Hours
Seats Filled:
26 / 40
Contact Person:
David Hamilton
Dayla Ahrens
David Hamilton
Dayla Ahrens
Administrator, At-Risk, Diagnostician, Dyslexia, Reading Specialist, Teachers
Date Time Location
7/23/2024 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Region 9 ESC - Foard (Entrance A)
301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, 76306

Venue Type:

  • There will be a $250 per day fee for out-of-region or non Region 9 District participants. If coop membership is required, there will be a $125 per day fee for non-coop participants.

  • If you have any special needs such as accessibility, Braille, large print, or a sign language interpreter, please notify Barbara Seigler at least 2 weeks before the session at 940-397-8235, or by email at barbara.seigler@esc9.net.

301 Loop 11, Wichita Falls, TX 76306

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