VJCLDL Events and Resources
The Virginia Joint Coalition for Learning Disabilities and Literacy has formed a collaboration of Virginia organizations associated with support for literacy and learning disabilities.
Included in this coalition are
- Virginia Council for Learning Disabilities
- Decoding Dyslexia Virginia
- The NAACP Education Committees of Fairfax, Arlington, and Prince William
- The Reading League Virginia
- Virginia Branch of the International Dyslexia Association
The mission of VJCLDL is to provide free professional development targeting a greater understanding of learning disabilities and literacy as identified by K-12 general and special educators, pre-service teachers, higher education faculty, and parents.
In 2021, The VJCLDL began series of webinars designed from the results of a needs assessment completed by general and special educators, parents, university and college faculty, and others.
Student-Centered Assistive and Multimedia Tech Tools
Dr. Jilly Darefsky and Simon Kanter
Bridging the Gap Between the Science of Reading and Classroom Practices
Dr. Richard Gentry
Two Systematic Reviews Analyzing Four Decades of Reading Intervention Research
Dr. Colby Hall and Dr. Karen Kehoe
Learning and Achievement for All: One Division’s Journey
Dr. Lucretia Brown
Think and Plan! Strategy Instruction that Works
Dr. Linda Mason
Developmental Language Disorder and Dyslexia
Dr. Tiffany Hogan
The High Leverage Practices for Students with Disabilities
Dr. Michael Kennedy