Take Flight Retraining for CALTs
Minimum Class Size: 5
The Take Flight Retraining for CALTs course is a five-day multisensory, structured language training curriculum for individuals who are Certified Academic Language Therapists (CALT). This comprehensive course uses Take Flight: A Comprehensive Intervention for Students with Dyslexia (Take Flight), a two-year curriculum written by the staff of the Luke Waites Center for Dyslexia and Learning Disorders at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.
Pre-Flight Workshop: A Introduction for Young Students to Take Flight
August 1, 2020
Minimum Class Size: 10
4500 Manchaca Rd—Portable 5A (Yellow)
Austin, TX 78745
Pre-Flight is open to CALTs and CALTs in training. This workshop addresses three major components of reading instruction: Alphabet Knowledge, Phonological Awareness, and Reading Comprehension. It is designed for kindergarten or first-grade students who struggle with reading and may continue into the Take Flight program. According to evidence-based research, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge, and oral language are key components that contribute significantly to the effectiveness of beginning reading and spelling instruction. You will learn a combination of instructional techniques in each of these essential pre-reading and reading components through direct instruction and demonstration. The workshop will include a Pre-Flight Curriculum binder, a hardcover copy of Animalia by Graeme Base, and a copy of Sounds Abound: Listening, Rhyming and Reading by Hugh Catts and Tina Williamson.
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