Sara Peden: Assessment & Identification
Join Sara Peden a School Psychologist and Dr. Kathryn Garforth as the speak about the #RightToRead and Assessment & Identification.
Dr. Kathryn Garforth, Ph.D.
Founder of Garforth Education and The Right To Read Initiative.
Garforth Education provides online courses and professional development for educators. Garforth Education provides support to families of neurodiverse individuals. Dr. Garforth helps them understand the diagnosis and needs of their child.
Dr. Kathryn Garforth is passionate about every child's #RightToRead. As a dyslexic and the parent of a dyslexic she has a personal connection to the struggles students face. Her teacher training program did not provide the training to teach children like her how to read. She's determined to spread awareness about best practices for teaching reading.
Sara Peden is a Registered Psychologist in Calgary, Alberta. Her career began with assessment and consulting in schools across the northern and central parts of the province. She became a psychologist in 1992. Sara was with the Calgary Board of Education for almost 20 years. She now provides direct intervention for students with dyslexia and other literacy difficulties and provides consulting advice and workshops for parents, schools and districts.