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Dyslexia Assessment and Evaluation
Administering the CTOPP-2, GORT-5, TWS-5, and WRMT-III

The Dyslexia Handbook-Revised 2021, Procedures Concerning Dyslexia and Related Disorders from the Texas Education Agency outlines components of a formal Dyslexia Evaluation.  This pre-recorded, self-paced virtual session is for dyslexia teachers, evaluation personnel, and others involved in the assessment and identification of dyslexia, that need a deeper understanding of the evaluation process.  

Topics covered in this course include: 

     -Test and measurement terminology and concepts  
     -The administration, scoring, interpretation of 
          CTOPP-2 - Comprehensive Test of Phonological Processing, Second Edition  
          GORT-5 - Gray Oral Reading Tests, 5th Edition
          TWS-5 - Test of Written Spelling, Fifth Edition  
          Specific subtests of the WRMT-III – Woodcock Reading Mastery Test- III
     -Report writing basics

Participants are expected to obtain test kits from their district and have access to all testing materials while engaged in this session; no assessment kits will be provided by ESC Region 12.

Course Requirements: 

     -Watching pre-recorded presentations and test administrations
     -Scoring a sample protocol for each test
     -Completing a quiz over each manual
     -Administering each assessment 3 times to an individual for non-identification purposes and submitting protocols for grading. ESC Region 12 will provide three (3) protocols for each test for the course requirement. Participants will be provided a prepaid mailing package to return completed protocols for grading. If minimum standards are not met, additional administrations may be required,

Important Session Information:

This is a 6-week dyslexia assessment course combining a self-paced online course and one required face-to-face meeting with session facilitators on September 21 from 9-12. Please note: This 36 hour session opens September 1, 2023 and ends October 13, 2023. There will be an informational zoom meeting on August 30 to review the course. 

Dimension 1.3: Knowledge of Students, Dimension 2.3: Communication, Dimension 4.1: Professional Demeanor and Ethics

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Session ID:
Credits Available:
(36) CPE
Seats Available:
Contact Person:
Traci Newman
Janeia Vorderkunz
Traci Newman
Date Location
9/1/2023 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Online Location

ESC Region 12 | 2101 West Loop 340 | Waco TX 76712 | 254-297-1212