Visual Phonics - 009035
This two-day workshop explores the multi-sensory Visual Phonics program and its benefits in reinforcing oral language, speech, literacy, and writing skills for students who are deaf or hard-of-hearing, bilingual, or possess diverse learning needs. This hands-on workshop develops the skills necessary to implement Visual Phonics in therapeutic and instructional settings and explores research-based strategies to support beginning spelling and reading instruction with the support of Visual Phonics. Participants are provided opportunities to practice the following techniques for teaching:
  1. Letter recognition/matching/naming/formation
  2. Phonemic awareness (K-2)
  3. Phoneme-grapheme (sound-symbol) association
  4. Blending of one-syllable decodable words
  5. Recognition of irregular words
  6. Building accuracy and speed in word recognition


Audiences Speech Therapists, Teacher - Special Education, Teacher - Early Childhood/PreK/Kindergarten, Teacher - Elementary (Grades 1-5), Teacher - ESL (English as a Second Language), Teacher - General Education, Teacher - High School (Grades 9-12), Teacher - Middle School (Grades 6-8)
21st Century Learning  Vision Article II - New Learning Standards
Prerequisite/Special Notes None


SessionScheduleLocation
01530606/18/2018 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
01530606/19/2018 09:00am - 04:00pmESC Region 11
Fee   None
Credit Hours   12:00 hours of TX Speech & Hearing Assoc. - Pending 
Presenter   Vicki Alford Independent Consultant 
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If you require special arrangements or have special needs (such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired),
contact Angie Murphy at amurphy@esc11.net at least three weeks prior to the training program date.

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