Join SIMS for a closer look at what dyslexia is and how to serve the dyslexic child within the context of the Montessori environment.
Saturday, December 1st
9:00a – 3:30p
$75 Early Registration
*$90 Registration after November 16th
Location: The Center for Higher Education
245 W 2nd St, Mesa
Some of the topics that will be covered during our full day workshop include:
- What is and is not dyslexia?
- What are the neurological impacts of dyslexia?
- What are the unique strengths of the dyslexic child?
- How can we best support the dyslexic child in the primary and elementary environments?
- What are some accommodations / interventions that are naturally embedded in our Montessori practice that can serve the dyslexic child?
Cost: $75 until November 16th, $90 after November 16th
About the Trainer:
Alison Awes is the AMI Elementary Trainer at the Montessori Training Center of Minnesota, in St. Paul, USA. Ms. Awes holds AMI diplomas for Primary and Elementary levels, a B.A. in Art History from Smith College, a M.A. in Latin American Studies from Tulane University, and a M.Ed. in Montessori Education from Loyola College in Baltimore. She has taught in 6-9 and 9-12 classrooms, and has served on the board of Montessori schools and other organizations, including the AMIElementary Alumni Association and the founding board of Cornerstone Montessori Elementary School, a Saint Paul Charter school. Ms. Awes has lectured on AMI training courses and delivered local and national teacher workshops.