CDI Webinars and Videos
Join the California Dyslexia Initiative (CDI) for a FREE expert webinar series. The online presentations are hosted by the Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE), the project lead, in partnership with Glean Education. Learn more about why some students struggle to learn to read, how to recognize risk factors in your students, and how to support reading difficulties and dyslexia in the classroom. Follow-up discussion and activity guides will accompany each webinar to support a deeper exploration of the content presented.
2/3/22: Webinar Featuring Elsa Cárdenas-Hagen, Ed.D.
3/3/22: Webinar Featuring Maryanne Wolf, Ed.D.
4/7/22: Webinar Featuring Maria Luisa Gorno Tempini, MD, Ph.D.
Webinar Featuring Jack Fletcher, Ph.D.
Identifying Students at Risk for Reading Difficulty—an overview of dyslexia, its prevalence among students, and the role of screening in identifying students at risk for reading difficulty
Webinar Featuring Hugh Catts, Ph.D.
Preventing Reading Difficulties Through Early Intervention—preventing reading difficulties through early identification and intervention
Webinar Featuring Nancy Cushen White, Ed.D.
Remediating Reading, Spelling, and Writing Difficulties Through Multimodal Structured Language Instruction—the “why and how” behind remediating student reading, spelling, and writing difficulties using a systematic, structured, phonics-based literacy approach that incorporates the modes relevant to speaking, reading, and writing.
Webinar Featuring Julie Washington, Ph.D.
Building Awareness of Language and Reading Development in African-American Students Growing Up in Poverty—includes a discussion of language variation and how educators can support literacy acquisition.