Workshop for Parents/Teachers on Teaching Students with Dyslexia
This workshop will help you gain greater understanding about dyslexia and teaching strategies on working memory processes and reading processes in English and Bahasa.
Trainer: Ms. Tracy Tai
Ms Tracy Tai is the founder of Chrysalis Special Needs Centre for Learning Difficulties, Seremban. She first graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Applied Science from National University of Malaysia (UKM) in 1999. She then followed her passion in teaching pupils with special needs and henceforth, started her pursuit in a career in Special Education in 2004. She then graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Special Education in 2008 from Flinders University Australia and has completed her Master of Arts in Special Educational Needs from the Roehampton University (London), Fontys University (Netherlands) and Charles University (Prague) in 2009. Her work experiences encompass early intervention and remediation for young children and school age students in various learning difficulties which include autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), attention deficit disorder (ADD), dyslexia, slow learner, global developmental delay, Down syndrome, etc. She has had research experience in educational research work at National Institute of Education (NIE, Singapore), Nanyang Technological University (NTU).
- Understanding dyslexia and its characteristics
- Working Memory and how it affects learning in students with dyslexia
- Reading processes and teaching strategies to help students to read