Workshop on Treatment of Dyslexia

 

 
Fundamentals
  • Basic theory: Frequency, regularity, consistency, family size
  • Developmental trend: stage theory
  • GPC rules, OPC rules
  • Database introduction and navigations: Simple searching exercises
  • Practice in HK & overseas:CPs / EPs / OTs
    • Assessment
    • “Treatment”: Semantic radical, sentence level
    • Fluency
    • Pre-writing
   
 
Database
  • 1. Fields, records
  • 2. Change layout
    • Introduce field contents in different layout
  • 3. Change mode
    • Layout mode - How to check field names in layout mode
    • Find mode - Searching
  • 4. Searching
    • Single criterion
      • Number of found records, unsorted order
      • Browse the searched results by changing to different layouts
    • Multiple criteria
      • AND
      • OR
      • X AND (Y OR Z)
      • Omit
      • Constraint found set
      • Show all records
  • 5. Sorting
    • Regularity and consistency
      • To add / delete sorting criteria (Make use of “Current table” function)
      • Prioritizing the sorting criteria
      • Order of sorting
  • 6. Exporting records
Treatment
    • 1. orthography, phonology, semantics
    • 2. Automaticity
    • 3. Character awareness
    • 4. Explicit Vs implicit instructions
    • 5. Games
      • Intro
      • Rehearsal
      • Character awareness
      • Automaticity
    • 6. Case illustration
  • Advance: Logographemes, morphological awareness, processing models, clinical sharing