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Specialist Webinar: Beyond Audiobooks
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A Success Framework for Dyslexics

Jim MaloneyIn this webinar, Learning Ally's VP of Marketing, Jim Maloney, shares tips and strategies for specialists on helping students with dyslexia thrive. He outlines a holistic approach comprised of three key supports:  multisensory reading programs, audiobooks, and champion advocates. The presentation explores how this framework can address the needs of dyslexic students and shows how parents and teachers can provide support in critical areas. Jim also suggests resources and aids that specialists can reference when speaking with their clients, helping to serve them better. Watch the 60-minute webinar on-demand (above) to learn more about:
  • Messaging tips when talking to parents and teachers
  • Addressing phonology and decoding problems with reading programs
  • Audiobooks as a tool to improve comprehension and confidence
  • Learning Ally's expanding services for parents and educators, including:
    • Specialist directory
    • Teacher Ally, an audiobook management portal for educators
    • Tutor network
    • VOICEtext audiobooks, featuring highlighted, audio-synced on-screen text
    • Parent support specialists
Click to download the presentation slides 

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