The WVSPA Fall 2020 Conference will be held virtually due to the pandemic. As part of the conference lineup, several webinars have been planned! The third pre-recorded webinar will be held on October 26, 2020 from 1:00-4:00 p.m.! For this webinar, WVSPA is pleased to partner with Kids, Inc. to host Dr. Steven Feifer for a presentation titled "The Neuropsychology of Written Language Disorders: An Introduction to the FAW".
This presentation will explore the neuropsychological underpinnings of the written language process. For years, educators have struggled to cultivate more effective writing skills in their students, as well as remediate written language disorders. The ability to generate and produce written language requires multiple linguistic skills involving both phonological and orthographical functioning (the elementary components of language), efficient word retrieval skills, executive functioning skills to organize and plan our inner thoughts and ideas, and working memory to hold our thoughts in mind long enough for effective motor skills output. A breakdown in these fundamental cognitive, linguistic, or motoric processes can result in various subtypes of written language disorders. The primary objectives of this presentation will include:
Participants will earn 3 CE hours for this presentation! As an added bonus, a live Q&A session will be held on November 12, 2020 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. where you will be able to interact and ask Dr. Feifer any questions you may have regarding the training!
If you are not able to join the webinar on the first day, no worries! You have three months to watch the webinar and complete the post-test/evaluation to receive the CE documentation!
PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST REGISTER BY OCTOBER 23RD AT NOON!
Fall Conference - FAW Webinar.pdf