Opening the World of Literacy to
Students with Significant Cognitive Disabilities
Be part of the ongoing Professional Development Opportunity for
Educators Working with Students Who Have Significant Cognitive Disabilities!
Seating is limited so sign up early!
August 3 – 7, 2015
Ramada Plaza Riverside
We have a block of rooms at $89.00/Night. To assure lodging at the Conference site, book your rooms at least 30 Days in advance. (Room Reservation Phone Number: 307-473-3106)
· Introduce theoretical models and process of literacy and their relationship to this population
· Recognition of oral and written language development for this population
· Provide a range of assessment and intervention strategies that address emergent and convention literacy
· Familiarize participants with a range of technologies and a variety of materials and resources that support literacy learning
· Link effective literacy instruction with the WY Extended Content Standards in ELA
Conference will be presented by Claire Greer. Claire is a Research Associate at the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She has worked for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction as a Consultant for Autism, Severe Intellectual Disabilities and Multiple Disabilities, and was the Director of the North Carolina Deaf-Blind Project.
Times: 8:30 – 4:00 Lunch provided
Registration Fee: $100.00
Note: Credits will be paid for by WDE for your participation.
For any problems with this site or your registration process,
please contact Rick Hunter at (307) 857-9251, or email@example.com