University of Southern Maine – Webinar -Reading and the Brain

Reading and the Brain

Reading and the Brain is presented by Dr. Christopher Kaufman. Dr. Kaufman is a licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist. He has practiced for 27 years as both a school and clinical child psychologist across a range of educational and clinical settings. Dr. Kaufman provides brain-based learning workshops/trainings for teachers, clinicians, and administrators throughout New England and, increasingly, around the country and around the world.

In this webinar, you will learn about the importance of evidence-based reading instruction, the five pillars of reading instruction, the neurocognitive bases of reading, and the neurocognitive bases of dyslexia and reading comprehension challenges.

This webinar includes a 1.5-hour video, a bibliography of resources, a study guide, and a quiz. You may print the study guide and fill it out by hand or you may type your answers directly into the document – just be sure to save the document to your computer. After you have watched the video and have completed the study guide, test your knowledge by completing the quiz.


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