Half Day Seminars

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting

Identification Assessment and Remediation

It is estimated that up to 70% of children with learning difficulties have visual processing problems

This course will provide you with the professional knowledge, training skills and resourcing to identify, assess needs, make specialist referrals and remediate vision problems impacting student learning
This 3 1/2 hour course will offer:

Understanding visual processing problems and underpinning weaknesses, including:

    • Visual discrimination;
    • Visual memory;
    • Visual sequencing;
    • Visual closure;
    • Visual figure ground;
    • Scanning and tracking;
    • Irlens.

Identification, assessment and referral.

  • What is a behavioural optometrist assessment and why is it important?
  • Resources and remediation strategies to provide vision training for identified students in an “in school” setting.

This brand new course is designed:

  • To teach all school staff how to identify students with visual problems and where to refer them.
  • To provide a visual training programme for SENCO’s, teacher aides and other staff to remediate visual problems at low cost.
  • To give schools a resource kit to use for visual training.

 

Early bird rates of $275.00 plus GST are charged with payment due on or before the seminar date. Later payments will be charged at $320.00 + GST per person. A full resource kit is included in this seminar.

A discount of $50.00 applies if both half day seminars are booked on the same day.


Review the seminar dates below and then use the form to register.

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar

A Multisensory Approach

This 2 1/2 hour course will offer:

  • An integrated reading, writing and spelling approach
  • Suitable from new entrant to 15 years

Assessment:

  • Development stages and levelling;
  • Identifying learning gaps;
  • Analysing assessments;
  • Documentation templates.

Planning and Resourcing:

  • Using assessment diagnostically;
  • Planning suitable programmes;
  • Teaching to developmental stages;
  • Resourcing.

Implementation:

  • Teaching small groups/whole class approaches;
  • Strategies, skills and resources.
  • Monitoring effective programmes.

This course will provide you with the professional knowledge and teaching skills, building new resources and use existing resources, to run effective programmes for all student levels and meet the needs of at risk learners

Course text: Alpha to Omega

Programme Stages

  • Stage 1 up to 8 years
  • Stage 2 up to 12 years
  • Stage 3 up to 15 years

 

Early bird rates of $260.00 plus GST are charged with payment due on or before the seminar date.Later payments will be charged at $305.00 + GST per person. A full resource kit is included in this seminar.

A discount of $50.00 applies if both half day seminars are booked on the same day.


Review the seminar dates below and then use the form to register.

Whangarei

Discovery Settlers Hotel  – 61 -69 Hatea Drive

Friday 15 February 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Auckland

Ellerslie Event Centre –  80 Ascot Ave Remuera

Friday 22 February 2019

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Hamilton

Distinction Hotel  100 Garnett Avenue Te Rapa Hamilton

Friday 1 March 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Rotorua

Princes Gate Hotel  1057 Arawa St Rotorua

Friday 8 March 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Hawera

TSB Hub – 105 Albion St Hawera

Friday 22 March 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Palmerston North

The Cooperage 723 Main St

Friday 29 March 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Masterton

Copthorne Solway Park – High St Masterton

Friday 5 April 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Lower Hutt

The Dowse Art Museum  45 Laings Rd

Friday 12 April 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Nelson

Venue to be advised

Friday 3 May 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Greymouth

Kingsgate Greymouth  32 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth

Friday 10 May 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Wanaka

Venue to be advised

Friday 17 May 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Invercargill

Ascot Hotel – Corner of Tay St and Racecourse Rd

Friday 24 May 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Balclutha

South Otago Town and Country Club 1 Yarmouth St Balclutha

Friday 31 May 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Dunedin

Kingsgate Dunedin – 10 Smith St

Friday 14 June 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Timaru

Venue to be advised

Friday 21 June 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Christchurch

Venue to be advised

Friday 28 June 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

Blenheim

Venue to be advised

Friday 5 July 2019 

Addressing Visual Processing & Learning Problems In a School Setting – 9.00 am – 12.30pm

Phonological Awareness/Spelling Seminar – 1.00 pm – 3.30pm

 

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