If you missed this webinar earlier, click here to watch the video: Free Webinar: Dyslexia and Reading Intervention


Topic: Dyslexia and Reading Intervention
Date: 16 October 2020, Friday
Time: 8 – 9pm


Join Dr Choy Su-Ling, Malaysia’s first AOGPE certified reading specialist this Friday. She will share about Dyslexia and Reading Intervention to help create awareness of this learning difference this Dyslexia Awareness Month.
It is suitable for parents and teachers of preschool and primary children, as well as children with learning differences.


In this Webinar, participants will learn:
1. Definition of Dyslexia.
2. Myths about Dyslexia.
3. Red flags or signs of Dyslexia.
4. Research on the development of language and literacy in young children
5. Stages of reading development.
6. Reading strategies frequently employed by strong adult readers
7. The reading approach for Dyslexic children.
8. What to do when you suspect your child has a reading difficulty.
9. Implications of early intervention.
10. Practical strategies for home and classroom to support children with learning difficulty.


Topik: Disleksia dan Intervensi Membaca
Tarikh: 16 Oktober 2020, Jumaat
Masa: 8 – 9pm


Sertailah Dr Choy Su-Ling, pakar membaca AOGPE pertama di Malaysia pada Jumaat ini. Dia akan berkongsi mengenai Disleksia dan Intervensi Membaca untuk membantu memberi kesedaran tentang perbezaan pembelajaran ini pada Bulan Kesedaran Disleksia.
Webinar ini sesuai untuk ibu bapa dan guru kanak-kanak berumur antara 0-7 tahun, serta kanak-kanak dengan perbezaan pembelajaran.
Dalam Webinar ini, peserta akan belajar:
1. Definisi Disleksia.
2. Mitos mengenai Disleksia.
3. “Red flag” atau tanda-tanda Disleksia.
4. Penyelidikan mengenai perkembangan bahasa dan literasi pada kanak-kanak kecil.
5. Tahap perkembangan membaca.
6. Strategi membaca yang sering digunakan oleh pembaca dewasa yang mahir.
7. Pendekatan membaca untuk kanak-kanak Disleksia.
8. Apa yang perlu dilakukan apabila anda mengesyaki anak anda mengalami kesukaran membaca.
9. Implikasi intervensi awal.
10. Strategi praktikal untuk ibu baba dan guru untuk menyokong kanak-kanak yang menghadapi masalah pembelajaran.


About Dr Choy Su-Ling
Dr. Choy Su-Ling is Malaysia’s first Academic Language Therapist certified by the Academy of Orton-Gillingham Practitioners and Educators (AOGPE) and trained in the Orton-Gillingham Approach accredited by AOGPE and the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), and the Multisensory Structured Language (Australia Dyslexia Association). She obtained her Ph.D. in 2013 from University Malaya where she was trained in the art of communication, language, and writing. Her seniors include such acclaimed National Literary Awardees (Sasterawan Negara) including A. Samad Said, Abdullah Hussain, and S. Othman Kelantan. As an alumnus of this academic literary heritage, she completed her Bachelor’s degree and graduated at top of her class with Honours and two book prizes.


Dr. Choy wrote for The Star for eight years and honed her writing skills under the guidance of some of the most experienced Senior Editors from The Star. In 2005, she was awarded the National Endowment for the Arts Fellow by the Institute of Dance Criticism, Duke University (USA) in recognition of her work in arts journalism. She also wrote speeches for C-suite executives and Ministers, press releases, crisis statements, and annual reports.


Dr. Choy was mentored by two senior Orton-Gillingham Fellows from both the Orton and Gillingham lineage. As a certified structured literacy or dyslexia specialist, she provides targeted one-to-one reading instruction to children with complex reading and writing profiles. She has successfully taught children with dyslexia, dysgraphia, ADHD, Global Development Delay, and Asperger’s to read, spell, and write with the multisensory structured language approach. A committed allied health professional, she works closely with speech therapists, occupational therapists, educational and clinical psychologists, child specialists, pediatricians, developmental pediatricians, special education needs teachers, primary, kindergarten, and preschool teachers, and Learning Support Units and Special Education Needs department at schools, to help children develop lifelong reading skills.
Dr. Choy can be reached at info@altuzacademy.com.