The Dyslexia Association of Hong Kong delivers monthly talks from a range of local and international professionals.
The talks focus on supporting individuals with dyslexia by sharing information, strategies, and best practices with professionals and parents.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
The Dyslexia Association of Hong Kong regularly offers evidence-based professional development opportunities from internationally accredited institutions.
How can we identify appropriate tools?
With so many options, how do you zero in on what's "right" for your student?
Through lecture and demonstrations, Assistive Technology Consultant Shelley Haven will outline a practical approach for identifying appropriate tools, then familiarize attendees with technology features most commonly used to help struggling students.
Join us to learn how to:
Reduce reading time and improve fluency
Improve reading comprehension and retention
Generate and organize ideas into cohesive writing
Produce written work more efficiently
Take the dread out of writing mechanics
This workshop will be delivered by Shelley Haven BSME, ATP, RET. Shelley Haven is a certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP) and Rehab Engineering Technologist (RET) who specializes in matching students with appropriate technology. Her consulting practice, Technology to Unlock Potential, serves families, educators, and schools with a focus on learning differences, ADHD, and executive functioning, as well as technology to support Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in schools. During her 35 years in assistive technology, Shelley previously directed AT for Stanford University's Office of Accessible Education and helped create the Schwab Learning Center at Stanford for students with learning differences and ADHD. She also teaches an online college course for UCSC Extension titled "Assistive Technology for Learning Differences".