May 23, 2017  

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DuBard School to Host Missing Links in Academics Workshop

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The DuBard School for Language Disorders at The University of Southern Mississippi is hosting Missing Links in Academics, a two-day workshop for educators March 7-8 on the Hattiesburg campus.

The workshop will focus on multisensory teaching-learning strategies to help traditional learners and students with special needs reach their fullest potential. Second-eighth grade level special education and general education teachers, speech-language pathologists and reading specialists are encouraged to attend.

Topics will include multisensory techniques for teaching the National Reading Panel five areas of reading, Syllable types and syllable division rules, and using morphemes to increase vocabulary knowledge.

Cost to attend is $300, lunch is included. Continuing education units (CEUs) are available through the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) for speech-language pathologists and through The University of Southern Mississippi for educators.

To find out more and to register online, visit the DuBard School’s website at www.usm.edu/dubard or call the Gulf Coast Education Initiative Consortium (GCEIC) at 601.528.5342 or visit their website at www.gceic.org