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  • Reading Disorders: Signs, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options

    Course Date: May 24, 2017  –  May 24, 2017

    Wednesday 5:30PM - 7:30PM

    LOCATION:
    Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
    Assembly Rooms 1&2
    3599 University Blvd South
    Jacksonville, FL  32216 

    COURSE DESCRIPTION:
    This course presents an overview of the necessary components required for literacy skills, analyzes risk factors for reading disabilities, discusses assessments used in identifying reading disorders and provides treatment strategies for therapists in clinical as well as academic settings.

    COURSE OBJECTIVES:
    At the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

    • Participants will be able to identify signs of children at risk for a reading disability.
    • Participants will be able to determine appropriate assessments for conducting comprehensive reading evaluations.
    • Participants will be able to implement evidence based approaches/treatment strategies to remediate phonological awareness and reading deficits in children with reading disabilities.

    INSTRUCTOR:
    Sharon M DiFino, PhD, MA, CCC-SLP

    Speech-Language Pathologist
    Brooks Rehabilitation

    Sharon DiFino, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 
    Sharon DiFino, has no relevant nonfinancial relationships to disclose.

    INTENDED AUDIENCE:
    The information presented in this course is clinically relevant for Speech-Language Pathologists (SLP), Occupations Therapists (OT). and Occupational Therapist Assistants (OTA). 

    Disclaimer: Registrations from individuals with clinical designations not listed in the intended audience for this course may be subject to removal from the course roster without a full refund. See Brooks IHL Course Policies and Procedures for details. If you are unsure or have questions related to the intended audience, please email info@BrooksIHL.org and we will be happy to help clarify!

    CEUs:
    This course has been approved for 2 hours (0.2 CEUs) by the following boards:

    • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)
    • Florida Board of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
    • Florida Board of Occupational Therapy

    REGISTRATION FEE:

    • Standard Ticket: $70.00
    • Brooks Clinician: $35.00
    • Student: $20.00

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    If you would like to pay by check, cash, or department*, please print this registration form, and send it to us with your payment. Checks should be made out to Brooks Rehabilitation.

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     This course is offered for 0.2 ASHA CEUs (Introductory Level, Professional area).

    The Brooks Institute of Higher Learning will provide reasonable accommodations for learners with special needs. Please contact the Brooks IHL @ info@BrooksIHL.org for more information and/or for a special needs accommodation request. 

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