California Dyslexia Guidelines - Next Steps

Diagnostic Center North (DCN) welcomes you to a professional development opportunity presented by Daniel Silberstein, M. Ed., Education Specialist

Now that California's Dyslexia guidelines have been released, what's next? California legislation (AB1369, Fall 2015) clarified how California educators will handle the reading disability called dyslexia. This workshop will discuss how to understand the guidelines, assess for dyslexia, and plan academic interventions for students with reading deficits.

Participants Will Learn:

  • What is included in California's definition of dyslexia
  • Considerations and tools for screening and assessing dyslexia
  • Current research and considerations for assessing Dual Language Learners for dyslexia
  • How to plan and implement academic interventions for students with reading deficits

Intended Audience:

  • Special Education Teachers
  • Reading Specialists
  • General Education Teachers
  • Administrators
  • School Psychologists
  • Speech Pathologists


Thursday, August 18, from 3:00 - 4:30pm

Registration Link:

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About the Trainer:

Daniel Silberstein is an Education Specialist with the Diagnostic Center of Northern California. He has a Master's in Education and has worked in the field of special education for over 12 years as an SDC teacher and Reading Interventionist. He served as Director of Oakland Unified School District's Reading Clinic, overseeing the program which provides direct reading support to elementary through high-school-aged students in both a clinical and classroom setting. Daniel is enthusiastic about sharing his strategies for reading intervention with teachers throughout Northern California.