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Dyslexia Conference





















The 20th annual Region 4 Dyslexia Conference features sessions with topics that include research, response to intervention, assessment, accommodations, legal issues, and much more. The goal of the conference is to bring current and practical information to a diverse audience of teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech–language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators, and others. For more information, contact







2019 Region 4 Dyslexia Conference

Date: Thursday, December 5, 2019
Session ID: 1310366
Time: 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
Credit: 6 CPE
Registration Fee: $150
Audience: Teachers, reading specialists, interventionists, speech–language pathologists, diagnosticians, administrators



McKinney Conference Center
7200 Northwest 100 Drive | Houston, Texas 77092

(Map and Directions)







dys-conf-19-dr-horowitz-webDr. Sheldon H. Horowitz is Senior Advisor of Strategic Innovation, Research, and Insights at the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD). Prior to his arrival at NCLD, he directed hospital-based evaluation and treatment programs in psychiatry and developmental pediatrics, and
he taught at primary, secondary, and college levels.


Dr. Horowitz has provided leadership on many of NCLD’s key projects and programs, including national summits, early learning and literacy screening tools, content for transitioning to kindergarten for at-risk learners, and early learning observation and rating scales. He has a special interest in postsecondary transition and LD in the workplace.


A frequent presenter at national conferences, he is often featured in the media about LD and related issues of attention and behavior. He is NCLD’s in-house expert on the website.


Dr. Horowitz publishes extensively on the web and co-authored the 2014 State of Learning Disabilities report (3rd Edition), which is available online at



Keynote Address:
If You’re Not at the Table, You’re on the Menu: Let’s Solve the Reading Crisis!







2018 Conference Session Handouts

Did you attend this year's conference, and would like to download some of our breakout session presentation files?  Follow the links below.
For more information, contact Jan Cook, Dyslexia Specialist at Region 4. 


The materials and content provided below are included in registration for the 19th Annual Region 4 Dyslexia Conference and should be used for informational purposes only. Unless otherwise noted, Region 4 Education Service Center is not the author of such Content and is not liable in any way for this Content, including, but not limited to: any infringing Content, any errors or omissions in Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, transmitted, linked from, or otherwise accessible through or made available via this web page. 



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