Specific Learning Difficulties – Knowledge for the Beginning, Technology for the Improvement

Hotel Westin 15. October 2019. 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

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Mirjana Lenček, Croatia

In this lecture, you will learn the following:

–which processes are part of pre-reading, pre-writing and pre-mathematic skills, and which processes are part of their beginning stages

– which processes are part of automatisation of reading, writing, and maths and why is it that they are the very basis for diagnostic procedure and therapy; the development of technical aids (with special emphasis on the knowledge of these processes),

– there are many relevant researches and practical examples of applying the knowledge of pre-reading and pre-writing skills for children reading and writing on paper; what skills should be developed if we are aware that the children will not use paper?

– how should we prepare a child to read and write with the help of technical aids – tablets, laptops, computers?

– language is the basis for reading and writing, but also for mathematics; how powerful technology development follows “small languages” (like Croatian), especially in the domain of disorders: some specific difficulties with persons with dyslexia in applying this technology.