Accessible Literacy Framework (ALF)
Instructor: Natalie Porter-McCuiston – Jhoskesia Manigault
Dates/Time: Wednesday, September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1, 8, 15, 29 December 6, 13, 20, 2017, 5 pm – 7 pm
Location: Amidon Bowen Elementary School, 401 I St SW
DCPS IMPACT Alignment: Essential Practice 1-5
Earn: 45 Professional Learning Units (PLUs)/3 Recertification Hours in Content Knowledge
In this course participants, will gain knowledge on how to provide reading instruction to students with developmental or intellectual disabilities such as autism, cerebral palsy or Down syndrome. ALF is grounded in the premise that reading is at the center of most activities-in and out of school. The essential components of reading instruction- phonological awareness, sound blending, initial phoneme segmentation letter sound correspondence, decoding and shared reading - are covered and framed to
address emerging literacy needs of students with complex communication needs.
$150 (Full Dues)
This course also offers graduate credit from Trinity University for an additional $375. Click here to complete the required Trinity University registration form.