JOIN EXPERTS AS THEY SHARE WAYS TO IDENTIFY EARLY SIGNS OF LEARNING DIFFERENCES
This Preschool Seminar hosted by Dyslexia Association of Singapore (DAS) is open to educators and parents who have an interest in learning how to identify the early signs of learning differences in preschool aged children.
Distinguished experts will share key pointers in identifying learning differences as well as telling of the interventions that are available at DAS. This information is, not only of great interest to parents of preschool aged children but, will be of a significant help to preschool teachers, teaching assistants or those with an interest in working with preschool aged children after graduations.
DAS have been kind enough to give us 2 (two) tickets (worth S$25 each) to this Preschool Seminar 2015 and we want to share them with you. Simply leave a comment here below stating (1) your name, and (2) let us know if you have preschool aged children / are working with preschool aged children / aim to work with preschool aged children in the future.
We will then choose 2 winners to attend the Preschool Seminar taking place on Saturday, 25th April 9.30am to 1.00pm.
Contest ends Thursday, 23rd April 2015 at midnight
Topics at this Preschool Seminar include;
From Rat Race to Snail’s Pace
Parents in Singapore understand too well the rat race of living in a high stress society and they would do anything and everything within their means to give their children a head start. But what if you realise your child is learning at snail’s pace no matter how much time you pour in and how much whip you crack. All you could do is watch in horror as every kid in his class overtakes your “snail” by a big margin.
It takes a village to raise a child: Developing a child’s speech and language abilities
This presentation will highlight the key developmental milestones of a child, possible difficulties with communication and strategies for parents and teachers to promote speech and language development.
Every moment matters: Early identification of dyslexia and other reading difficulties
Early intervention is critical to improving the academic and life outcomes of children who are at risk for reading disabilities. In order to provide early intervention, children must be identified in a timely manner. This presentation will discuss research findings across various domains that relate to the early identification of reading disabilities. Dyslexia and specific comprehension impairments will be addressed and topics related to their identification and treatment will be presented. Among the topics included are early precursors of reading disabilities, universal screening, dynamic assessment, and RTI, land language and literacy intervention.
Learning that makes sense: Practical strategies from our preschool intervention programme
Experiential learning combines both hands-on as well as critical reflective engagement. Children learn through active participation and discovery, accumulate knowledge at their own pace with the teacher’s carefully crafted facilitation. In this presentation, they will be sharing with parents and teachers practical strategies that will help children with learning differences.
WHAT : Preschool Seminar 2015 with expert talk and Q&A Session
WHEN : Saturday, 25th April 2015 at 9.30am to 1.00pm
WHERE : Singapore Post Centre Theatrette, Level 5, 10 Eunos Road 8, Singapore Post Centre, SG 408600
PRICE : S$25 (excludes $1 online booking fee)
Experts in attendance include : Dr Hugh Catts, Choo Ling Fong, Wong Kah Lai, Kelly Bijay, Thila Renganathan and Chua Weng Foo
To register your attendance, please click HERE
Do look out for our previous and future articles where we share knowledge, facts and information from DAS experts.