The Center on Technology and Disability (CTD) is presenting the following free webinar:
Writing Strategies for the Reluctant Writer, Including Dysgraphia
Event Date: Tuesday, September 19th, 2017 – 4:00 pm EDT
Participants will explore some of the reasons students develop a reluctance to express themselves in writing. Among these is Dysgraphia which will be explained. A variety of high-tech and low-tech strategies for reversing writing reluctance will be described. Our expert presenter will address handwriting, spelling, and information organization (generating ideas and planning/translating the ideas into written format). Participants will learn proven strategies that they may immediately implement.
Regina G. Richards, MA, is a Board Certified Educational Therapist and is President of Richards Educational Therapy Center (RET Center). She is the former director of Big Springs School, a multidisciplinary program for language learning disabilities, especially dyslexia and dysgraphia. Ms. Richards graduated from the University of Michigan with a Master’s in Education, specializing in bilingual education (teaching training and curriculum development). She teaches regularly at the University of California Extension Program in Riverside and provides teacher training to a variety of other organizations. She has authored a variety of journal articles and books. She is the parent of an adult son who has struggled with dyslexia and dysgraphia all his life, and he is currently very successful in a computer business.
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