Special education seminar slated for June at UT Martin
Posted: Thursday, May 26, 2011 10:19 am
The Messenger 05.26.11
The University of Tennessee at Martin College of Education and Behavioral Sciences will offer the Bettie Graham Special Education Seminar from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 17 in Room 232-233 of Gooch Hall.
The presenter will be Catherine Barnes, director of Silver Circles Inc., which provides services and programs for students who need academic intervention.
Among her programs are the Irlen Method for Scotopic Sensitivity Irlen Syndrome, interactive metronome therapy, listening therapy, psychological and educational evaluation and sensory profiles. She has also been involved as an Irlen screener and diagnostician since 1995.
The morning session, from 9 to noon, will cover symptoms of Scotopic Sensitivity Irlen Syndrome and how they affect children. The afternoon session, from 1 to 4, will cover strategies for working with children diagnosed with the syndrome.
For information, contact the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at (731) 881-7125.