Does your child have challenges with reading? Or writing? Are they falling behind grade level? Are they on track to advance to the next grade or will they be left behind or need reading support in school? Has your child refused to read or write and avoided it at all costs? Are you becoming frustrated and don’t know how to help your kiddo? Does your child’s school not offer the support they need? Have you tried other literacy support and it hasn’t worked?

Join us for an enlightening webinar exploring the critical connection between vision and literacy! While 20/20 vision is often considered the gold standard, there’s much more to the story when it comes to supporting children’s reading and writing skills.

In this interactive session, we’ll delve into the complexities of vision and its profound impact on literacy, led by Michelle Cardone Slater, OTR/L, SIPT, an occupational therapist and owner of Sight Intelligence. Michelle, provides assessments and custom learning plans via Can Do Learners to help students develop these essential foundational skills.

In This Webinar You’ll Learn About :

  • The role of vision beyond visual acuity in literacy development.
  • How the eyes and brain work together in reading and writing.
  • Recognizing subtle vision-related challenges that can affect literacy skills.
  • Strategies for supporting children with vision-related reading and writing difficulties.

Whether you’re a parent, educator, or caregiver, this webinar will equip you with practical knowledge and tools to help children thrive in their literacy journey.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to expand your understanding of vision and literacy! Register now to secure your spot.

About Our Speaker

Michelle is an occupational therapist with over two decades of experience working with students of all ages. Her focus has been supporting diverse learners to improve their ability to access curriculum and performance in school. She is a researcher and contributor to the publication, Body Activated Learning Handbook: A Sensory Based Program to Support Attention and Engagement in Children.

With certifications and training in Sensory Integration and Praxis Testing (SIPT) from Spiral Foundation, Vision Skills Training, Listening Programming, Structured Reading and Handwriting Curriculums, her dynamic background influences the way that she assesses and works on Literacy Skills. With this holistic and comprehensive approach, student outcomes have shown in progress monitoring and goal attainment that working on the foundational motor skills of literacy, students have made significant shifts and progress with their reading and writing skills influencing classroom performance, student empowerment, and graduation rates.

Michelle is working directly with Can Do Learners to oversee the vision and motor portion of their program.

Register for the event

Date: Wed., May 22nd, 2024
Time: 7pm MT/ 9pm ET / 6pm PT
Duration: 1 Hour