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Week 4 Required Resources


Feifer, S. G. (2021). The neuropsychology of reading disorders: A compendium of research-based intervention. School Neuropsych Press, LLC.


  • Chapter 7 - The Discrepancy/Consistency Method (pp. 205-234)
  • Chapter 8 - A Compendium of Research-based Interventions (pp. 235-264)

Read the following chapters in the Mather and Wendling text: 

  • Chapter 12: Dyslexia in the Schools 

    • This chapter includes an overview of how dyslexia is identified in schools and steps taken to support struggling readers.  The process of supporting struggling readers is explored.  The Federal mandates that govern education are provided.  The process of identifying dyslexia in schools is explained.  The cognitive processing areas that are linked with reading (dyslexia) are identified.   The use of accommodation and modifications is provided.  Training teachers for supporting struggling readers is explored, and reasons for training specific to reading are provided.    



Dyslexia in the School Systems (5:21) 

TEDx Talks. (2019, July 29). Dyslexia in the school systems/Elly Marie Rea/TEDxCarnageMagnetMS [Video]. YouTube.  

Understanding how dyslexia impacts students is important. It goes beyond struggling to read and can impact a student’s self-esteem.  This video highlights one-eighth grader’s journey with dyslexia and how she experiences school with dyslexia.  

Inside a Dyslexia Evaluation (20:43) 

Understood. (2017, November 17). Inside a dyslexia evaluation [Video]. YouTube.   

The assessment process for dyslexia differs in some ways based on the different tests administered.  This video provides an overview of how the assessments are conducted and how the subtests administered relate to the skills needed for reading.