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An Updated Definition for Dyslexia 2017

An Updated Definition for Dyslexia 2017

An Updated Definition for Dyslexia 2017

Dr Michael Hart Ph.D.
Dr Michael Hart Ph.D.
on behalf of MHart

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Launch date: 30 Jun 2017
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Last updated: 26 Jun 2019

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This free course serves as introductory information about the current definition of dyslexia. Several related topics are discussed:

Dyslexia defined (thus far)
The current neuroscience, clinical research and demographic statistics
What to look for: Warning signs
Preschool
Kindergarten and First Grade
Second Grade and Beyond
Adult and Young Adult
Importance of consistency and context when screening and follow up

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Understanding the Current Definition and Causes of Dyslexia
The primary objective is to provide a solid initial understanding of the connection between literacy development and language processing. Specifically, how dyslexia (difficulty with the acquisition of reading skills) is directly related to neurobiologically-based weaknesses in language processing.
Dr Michael Hart Ph.D.

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Dr Michael Hart Ph.D.
on behalf of MHart

Michael Hart, Ph.D. is a child psychologist with almost 30 years of experience in the diagnostic assessment and treatment of a full range of learning differences, including dyslexia and (AD/HD). He is the founder/owner of www.drmichaelhart.com and is currently providing webinars, online courses and onsite presentations/training for parents, educators and specialists regarding the proper educational care of our dyslexic students.

Michael is also the co-chair of the UNESCO MGIEP advisory committee for a large-scale literacy development project in India. The Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development (MGIEP) was established by the Government of India. MGIEP is an integral part of UNESCO and the organization’s specialist institute on education for peace and sustainable development to foster global citizenship.

In addition, Dr. Hart also serves as a subject matter expert for Understood.org, one of the largest repositories of information about learning disabilities in the world.

Prior to his current role, Dr. Hart served as a clinical psychologist, educational administrator and expert witness for learning disabled students in various settings including pediatric inpatient psychiatry, outpatient psychiatry, private practice and K-12 school settings. During his practice, he administered the full spectrum of psychological tests, behavioral assessment tools, affective inventories, projective tests, academic achievement tests and behavioral interviews. His experience spans from infants to adults and he has conducted approximately 1000 evaluations.

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