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Wilson Reading System Workshop

August 9th, 2017

This three-day workshop provides an overview of the Wilson Reading System® (WRS) curriculum and examines reading research and the five areas of reading in relation to students in grade two and above with persistent phonological coding deficits.

Wilson Reading System® (WRS) Workshop:     Click here to Register

When:   Tuesday September 26, 27 & 28, 2017
             9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Where: EdAdvance, 355 Goshen Road, Litchfield, CT

Course Objectives

Participants learn about dyslexia, appropriate student identification and placement, program implementation, progress monitoring, scheduling, and creating a successful learning environment. Principles of language structure and how to teach language with direct, multisensory methods are demonstrated and practiced during the workshop. Participants explore the standard 10-part Wilson Lesson Plan and practice planning and delivering a lesson while receiving modeling and feedback from a credentialed Wilson Trainer during the workshop. Upon completion of the workshop, participants will be able to: 

  • Define dyslexia and describe common characteristics.
  • Explain the process of identifying appropriate students and placing them in the Wilson Reading System.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of WRS principles of instruction: explicit, sequential, cumulative, and diagnostic multisensory instruction.
  • Identify the lesson components for Block 1 (Decoding/Word Study), Block 2 (Encoding/Spelling), and Block 3 (Listening & Reading Comprehension) of the WRS Lesson Plan.
  • Prepare a 10-part WRS Lesson Plan.


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